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RETOUCH

(2017)

A film by Kaveh Mazaheri

Best Short Film Winner at Tribeca 2017, Winner Best Short Live Action over 15 Minutes at Palm Springs International ShortFest 2017

Genre(s): Drama

• Theme(s): Arab countries / Social issues / Women


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RETOUCH

  • Kaveh Mazaheri

    Biography:

    Born 1981 in Tehran, Iran. He completed his first short film Tweezers in 2007. So far he has directed four short films and more than twenty short and long documentaries."RETOUCH" won "Best Short Fiction Film" at Tribeca Film Festival 2017 and Krakow Film Festival 2017 and was awarded at Palm Springs International Shortfest (Best Short Live Action over 15 Minutes).

    Filmography:
    2007: TWEEZERS
    2009: SOORI’ S TRIP
    2015: COCKROACH
    2015: A REPORT ABOUT MINA
    2016: FLIGHT TO PARDIS
    2017: RETOUCH

Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2017: Tribeca Film Festival | Official CompetitionWinner Best Narrative Short, Winner Jury Prize
  • 2017: Krakow Film Festival | International Short Film CompetitionWinner Best Short Fiction Film, Winner Don Quixote Award
  • 2017: Palm Springs International Shortfest Winner Best Short Live Action over 15 Minutes
  • 2017: Fajr Film Festival Winner Best Short Film (Crystal Simorgh Prize)
  • 2017: LA Film Festival
  • 2017: Moscow International Film Festival Nominated Best Short Film (Silver St. George)
  • 2017: Asian American International Film Festival
  • 2017: Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival Winner Audience Award

Synopsis



Maryam's husband does weightlifting at home. When a weight falls on his throat and puts him near death, Maryam makes a decision.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 20'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Sound: Stereo
  • Country(ies) of production: Iran
  • Original Language(s): Persian
  • Subtitle(s) available: English
  • Format(s) available: ProRes HD