Ali Mosaffa / Iran


Cinemes Girona

03-11-2022, 12:00 h.

Film Information

Year: 2021

Duration: 100'

Language: VOSE

Genre: Thriller


Rouzebeh travels from Tehran, far from his troubled family life, to Prague, Czech Republic, immersing himself in an investigation that follows his father’s path as a communist expatriate in Czechoslovakia, in his quest to better understand his father, who started a new life in Eastern Europe after the 1953 coup. Yet each clue he finds deepens the mystery surrounding the man he thought he knew.


Mosaffa was born in Tehran, Iran in 1966, he is an actor and director, the son of Mozaher Mosaffa and Amir Banoo Karimi, both prominent academics at the University of Tehran. He made his acting debut in the movie Omid (1991). In 1992 he won the award for best male actor at the Fajr International Film Festival for his role in the film, Pari. After some short films, he debuted as a director with Portrait of a Distant Lady. His second movie, The Last Step / Pele ye Akhar (2012), has been acclaimed by critics and audiences around the world after its premiere at the 2012 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Absence (2021) is his third feature film.