A Hairy Tale

Iran, 2019, 105 min.

Director

Homayoun Ghanizadeh

Producer

Ali Mosaffa,
Mahan Heydari

Scenario

Homayoun Ghanizadeh

Rights Holder

Iranian Independents

DOP

Ali Ghazi

Cast

Saber Abar, Ali Nasirian, Babak Hamidian, Hadieh Tehrani, Reza Kiani

Production

Salam Cinema

Danesh works in a barbershop and dreams about becoming an actor. Manfered is an agent who would introduce Danesh to a famous director if he collects enough long hairs to be used as wigs. At the same time a series of murders have worried everyone. Who is the killer and is the barbershop in any way related?



HONORS
2019 Fajr Film Festival (Iran) – Crystal Simorgh awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Ali Nassirian), Best Visual Effects, First Film Competition for Best Film, Art & Experience Award Best Film
2019 Warsaw IFF (Poland) – Official competition
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Homayoun Ghanizadeh - 1

Homayoun Ghanizadeh

Born in 1980, Homayoun Ghanizadeh is an Iranian avant-garde theatre director, playwright and actor. His debut work WAITING FOR GODOT (2003). His breakthrough theater work came with his second performance DAEDALUS AND ICARUS (2006), which brought him the Best Director Award in 25th Fajr International Theater Festival in 2006. A HAIRY TALE is his debut feature film.

Selected filmography

2019 A Hairy Tale

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