Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival


Tara and Peyman, a young married couple who have recently begun life together, are traveling to their home town to sell their old state. They are actors and actresses of a narrative in which the edge of reality is confused, and fiction is interwoven in reality. During their journey, decisions, secrets, and lies leave them with a different understanding of themselves and their surroundings. Their narrative is the story of a decision to survive or to lose. During the journey, the past, the present, and the future haunt everyone, even its recorders.


  • Maryam Moghadam ( Tara )
  • Behtash Sanaeeha ( Peyman )


  • Director : Masoud Hatami
  • Producer : Gholamreza Mousavi
  • Production company : Emrooz Film
  • Director of Photography (DoP) : Mohammad Hadadi
  • Editor : Masou hatami & Hamid Najafirad
  • Sound Recordist : Ali Alavi
  • Sound Designing : Hossein Ghourchian
  • Music Composer : Arash Entezami

Technical details

  • Film Color (Aspect ratio) : Color (1:2.35)
  • Genres : Drama ,
  • Runtime : 86 Minutes
  • Film Type : Feature
  • Production Years : 2019
  • Language : Persian
  • country : Iran

Festivals & Awards

  • ( 2020 ) Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival - Official Selection (Oscar Qualifying Film Festival)
  • ( 2020 ) Biogra Film Festival - Contemporary Lives - Official Selection

Masoud Hatami


Masoud Hatami was born on August 8, 1983, in Rasht, Iran. Raised in a family of art lovers, he was introduced to fine art and music at an early age. He professionally followed both paths by taking part in various concerts and exhibitions until his adolescence. At the age of 12, he acted in a movie. Since then the cinema has been his life.   Masoud left his hometown after school and started studying cinema at the Tehran Film School, the Karnameh Association, and the Youth Cinema Society.   He has won several awards for his short films at numerous national and international film festivals.


  • 2016 , Iran - Survival (Short)
  • 2013 , Iran - Eleven (Short)
  • 2012 , Iran - Surprise (Short)
  • 2011 , Iran - A Pair of Socks

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