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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1978 - 29 July.6 August

Sections & Films

POINT OF DEPARTURE

Category: Edition 1978

Synopsis
Massoud Mephtahi is a stutterer. Grandma prescribed pigeon eggs for healing, while an uncle would like the boy to continue the treatment the doctor had given him. Because of this defect Massoud is often in trouble, both at home and at school, but in the end, even if it is not perfectly healed, can find a better balance in relationships with others.

Category Official Competition
Section Official Competition
Tipology Short Film
Duration 27'
Nationality Iran
Directed by Ebrahim Forouzesh

 regista Ebrahim ForouzeshEBRAHIM FOROUZESH

Ebrahim Forouzesh (Tehran, 1939) is an Iranian director and a former director of the film department of the "Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults" (1971-1978) where he supervised the production of many films, short films and animations. . He has collaborated with Ali Akbar Sadeghi and Abbas Kiarostami.