During the Iran-Iraq war, some of the families of the Iranian soldiers stayed at residential villas near the frontline waiting to see their loved ones. Aziz and her grandchildren go to the complex to get a chance to visit her son, Davoud. After her arrival, new adventures begin…
Born in 1972 in Shemiran, Iran, Monir Gheydi holds a BA in Cultural Management from Azad University. She has served as script girl and then assistant director to many well-known directors such as Majid Majidi, Kamal Tabrizi, Ebrahim Hatami Kia, and so forth. Gheydi has made numerous short films and TV movies. VILLA DWELLERS is her debut feature film.
Feature Films: 2017- VILLA DWELLERS
Nine years ago, I wrote the first draft of VILLA DWELLERS. Over these years, I repeatedly entered pre-production, and sometimes got to the verge of disappointment and withdrawal from the project. However, there was something extraordinary in the essence of the script that kept me going: discreet charm of survival. For this reason, I was attracted to make my directorial debut with such a script.