Massoud Bakhshi

Films in our catalogue

YALDA - A NIGHT FOR FORGIVENESS

In Iran today: Maryam (22) accidentally kills her husband Nasser (65) and is sentenced to death. The only person who can save her is Mona (37), Nasser's daughter. All Mona has to do is appear on a popular live TV show and forgive Maryam. But (...)

A RESPECTABLE FAMILY

Arash is an Iranian academic who lives in the West. He returns to Iran to teach in Shiraz, a city far from Tehran where his mother lives. Drawn into a series of domestic and financial dramas, he faces a country that is now alien to him. Following the death (...)

Biography

Born in Tehran in 1972, Iran, Massoud Bakhshi has worked as film critic, scriptwriter and producer, before making 12 documentaries and short films which were awarded internationally. His first feature film A Respectable Family was selected at Cannes film festival 2012(Quinzaine des réalisateurs).

Yalda is his second feature film.