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The Day My Aunt Was ill

When Hana’s aunt goes to the hospital to have a nose job, grandpa comes to take care of the kids. The kids go play in the alley, but to be on the safe side, grandpa suggest they’d come back home. They accept to return home on the one condition that they would be allowed to use the video camera to make a movie…


Original Title: Rouzi Keh Khalam Mariz Bood
Scriptwriter & Director: Hana Makhmalbaf
Camera: Maysam Makhmalbaf
Editor: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Cast:   Sara Saghari Saz
Zahra Saghari Saz 
Abolfazle Saghari Saz
Asghar Meshkini
Mahbobeh Meshkini
Production: Makhmalbaf Film House
International Sales: Makhmalbaf Film House
IRAN, Betacam, 24 Mins.Transfered to 35mm

  1. Goldon Rooster and 100 Flowers International Film Festival, China, 2001.
  2. Moscow International Film Festival, Russia, 2001.
  3. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA, 2000.
  4. The 5th Pusan International Film Festival, 2000.
  5. The 12th Singapore International Film Festival, 1999-2000.
  6. The 1st Thessaloniki International Documentary Film Festival, Greece 1999.
  7. The 27th Rotterdam International Film Festival, The Netherlands, 1998.
  8. Hanover International Film Festival, Germany 1997.
  9. The 10th Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan 1997.
  10. The 50th Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland 1997.