Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian

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  • “Walnut Tree” 2020-02-11 18:42

    By Bahman Vakhshur

    “Walnut Tree”: story of enemies’ sustained evil

    “Walnut Tree” is Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian’s latest film in the docudrama genre. The director has already shown his ability and skill in this genre with “The Midday Event” and “Standing in the Dust”.

  • “Walnut Tree” 2020-02-07 18:17

    By Samaneh Aboutalebi

    “Walnut Tree”, time to tell our story

    TEHRAN – Young director Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian is well-known for telling factual political stories in his movies, but his latest film “Walnut Tree”, which is competing in the 38th Fajr Film Festival, narrates a different story. 

  • Director Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian and cast member Mehran Modiri attend a press conference for “Walnut Tree” during the 38th Fajr Film Festival at Mellat Cineplex in Tehran on February 4, 2020. (Mehr 2020-02-05 19:03

    By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet

    Fajr filmgoers spend emotional night on Sardasht chemical attack tragedy

    TEHRAN – Filmgoers left Tehran theaters teary-eyed Tuesday evening after watching director Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian’s new film “Walnut Tree” on the profound tragedy of Iraq’s chemical attack on the Iranian town of Sardasht in 1987.

  • Iranian director Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian in an undated photo. 2019-10-11 18:41

    By Seyyed Mostafa Mousavi Sabet

    Filmmaker emerges to bring dramas from Iran political history to life   

    “I was born during the war, which had lasted for so long that I thought that it would be forever and would never end. When I heard people talking about the frontline I imagined it was a geographical location like a sea or a forest near the borderlines of each country where the war took place. We were in our childhood, experiencing a certain way of life. We chanted slogans in the schools and talked about certain issues and heard about subjects from the media that deeply influenced our hearts and minds. Today, the experiences of those years caused me to be interested in returning to those years with new feelings and perceptions, which come from awareness, and I want to recollect the memories of those years again.”

  • “The Story of Walnut Tree” 2019-08-02 18:25

    Peyman Maadi to star in “The Story of the Walnut Tree”

    TEHRAN – Peyman Maadi, the actor of “Camp X-Ray” and “Last Knights”, will collaborate in Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian’s new film “The Story of the Walnut Tree”, a public relations team of the project announced on Friday. 

  • Director Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian (1st R) and producer Mahmud Razavi (2nd R) and their colleagues attend a press conference about their latest film “Lottery” during the 36th Fajr Film Festival at Te 2018-02-05 19:17

    Protagonists are always unconventional: “Lottery” director 

    TEHRAN – Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian, director of the sex trafficking drama “Lottery”, has said that protagonists in all film genres act unconventionally.

  • Ziba Karamali (L) and Saed Soheili act in a scene from “Lottery”. (Sahab Zaribaf) 2018-02-04 18:35

    Sex trafficking drama “Lottery” gets extra screenings at Fajr

    TEHRAN – The organizers of the 36th Fajr Film Festival have arranged three additional screenings for “Lottery” on Saturday night by popular demand.