Episode One: NAFAS Nasibeh is an addicted woman who works in a small inn. When her husband gets out of prison, she has no choice but to take back her daughter, Nafas, whom she gave to Sepideh, many years ago. Episode Two: HEAR ME OUT! Narges, 15, is a very successful girl, despite the fact that she is mute and deaf. Her father worries that her way of life might disgrace the family. So he decides to force her into a marriage which can destroy the palace of her dreams. Episode Three: THE DEAD END Jalil, a 16-year-old boy, is desperately looking for his mother, who has got married while he was in Rehabilitation Center and doesn’t want to show up.
Born in 1960 in Arak, Gholamreza Ramezani began his professional career in 1983 as an assistant director and scriptwriter. He was assistant director in Amir Naderi’s THE RUNNER. From 1984 to 1992, he made a number of short films. His second feature film, THE CART, won numerous prizes in international festivals and brought him universal recognition –enhanced by presentation of HAYAT and THE PLAY in Berlinale-Kinderfilmfest.
Feature Films: 1993- PASSING THE TRAP; 1999- THE CART; 2004- THE PLAY; 2005- HAYAT; 2007- LOCKSMITH; STANDING ALONE; 2009- THE PLAYFELLOW; 2013- THE LITTLE SPARROW.
Born in Tehran in 1956, Vahid Nikkhah Azad graduated in sociology from Tehran University. He was editor-in-chief of highly-circulated Iranian weekly magazine, Keyhan Bacheha, worked as director of children and young adults units at I.R.I.B and established the House of Literature and Art for Children and Young Adults in 1980. After several short works and TV series, he directed his first feature film, ALI AND DANNY, in 2003.
Feature Films: 2003- ALI AND DANNY; 2007- HALF FOR ME, HALF FOR YOU; 2011- THE BEAST AND BEAUTY; 2012- THE FOSTER CHILD; 2013- THE LITTLE SPARROW.
Born in 1956 in Tehran, Masoud Karamati is a graduate of Theatre from the College of Fine Arts. Collaborating with IRIB in various capacities (including puppeteer in hit TV series, SCHOOL OF THE MICE), Karamati began his film career as assistant director in CITY OF THE MICE in 1985. In 1989, he not only started his acting career in Rassul Mollagholipour’s MAJNUN, but also directed his debut feature, PATAL AND SMALL WISHES. An established director of children’s film, Karamati gained international recognition with his DAY OF THE RESULT which was awarded in Isfahan and Hyderabad.
Feature Films: 1989-PATAL AND SMALL WISHES; 1991-WILD DUCK; 2002-DAY OF THE RESULT; 2004-CHILDISH; 2010- MY LITTLE SONG; 2013- THE LITTLE SPARROW.