NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT PERSIAN CATS (KASI AZ GORBEHAYE IRANI KHABAR NADAREH) - 2009 - Iran - Fiction
director: Bahman Ghobadi
- Recently released from prison, two young musicians - a man and a woman - decide to form a band. Together they trawl the underworld of contemporary Tehran searching for other players. Forbidden by the authorities to play in Iran, they plan to escape from their clandestine existence, and dream of performing in Europe. But with no money and no passports, it won`t be easy.
Born in Bane, Iran, in 1969. As a student, he worked for local radio broadcasting and later joined a group of amateur filmmakers in Sanandaj. He moved to the capital to study cinema, but dropped out and never finished. Among others, he directed, A Time for Drunken Horses (2000), Jury Prize at the 24th Mostra; Songs of My Motherland (2002), Jury Prize for Best Fiction Movie at the 26th Mostra; and Turtles Can Fly (2004), Public Prize for Best Foreign Movie and Special Mention by the Jury at the 28th Mostra. In 2006, he was part of the jury and participated at the 30th Mostra with the movie Half Moon.