The prosecution of Iran's 2009 political protests led to the separation of Hannah and Ebi. After years, Hannah was barred from traveling for freedom, and Ebi watched her fall.
Ali Abdollahi was born on June 18, 1992, in Tehran, Iran. He studied Electronic Engineering at the University of Tehran but dropped out of school due to his interest in cinema.
After passing several masterclasses with prominent Iranian cinema directors, he continued screenwriting seriously and collaborated with student groups as an assistant director and writer.
In addition to filmmaking, he sculpted with disposable objects and pipes and worked on painting projects.