Sogg./Story & Scen./Script:
Scg./Art Dir. & Cos.:
Mohammad Abbasi (Niaz)
Masoomeh Yoosefi (Noora)
Farhad Aeesh (Mandegar)
Maedeh Tahmasebi (Mahrooz)
Gol Khatoon Shabanin (Gol Khatoon)
Yousef Kazemi (dottore)
84' / v.o. farsi / 35 mm
(Cima Media International)
64 Hedayat st. Yakhchal ave.
19497 Tehran - Iran
Noora is the story of a ten-year old boy who lives with his father, mother, little
sister and grandmother in a cottage in a forest in the north of Iran. After his
little sister remains paralized by an accident, all the family members try to
find a way to solve the problem. However, the boy chooses a special way, showing
an iron will in facing difficulties. While the story unravels, the two children
give life a new meaning, reaching tranquility through spiritual ascension.
Born in 1959 in Iran, Mahmoud Shoolizadeh is a film director of Iran TV Channel
One. He has a BA in Film Production and Directing and a MA in Cultural Affairs
Management. He has been working for the Iranian TV for 18 years. His major activities
include documentary film, as well as directing short films and TV movies. Besides
directing and producing, he also writes and undertakes film research. Noora
is his feature film directing debut.