Kaveh is an LGBT sculptor. He lives in Iran and lives in isolation because of his sexual orientation. He has a lover named Farhad. Their relationship is not very good. It is Kaveh who is not happy with this relationship, he lives in his workshop because of the repression of LGBTs in Iran. He is making a statue when he suddenly realizes that this statue is talking to him. The words of the statue are not clear and are more like chatter. He breaks up his relationship with Farhad like his previous relationships, because something more than sex requires a relationship. He enjoys being alone more, but now he realizes that Farhad has destroyed the only statue they made together. The whispering sound of the statue increases and every moment Kaveh's mental state is more disturbed, to the point that he works day and night to build that statue. The statue is completed as if the statue is the lost lover of Kaveh. By completing the statue of Kaveh, he himself becomes a statue.
Raha Hajizeinal was born in Tehran on May 26, 1987. She graduated in cinema from the Tehran University of Cinema and Theater. She is also a theater director and acting teacher. She has the Best Director award from the Golden Lion Theatre Festival in Ukraine 2021. She is the best scriptwriter of the National Iranian Youth Festival for writing the screenplay "Adalan".
Ali Safari was born in January 1987 in Iran. He started writing plays at the age of 22. Works such as Auschwitz Women, Square, Holodomor, Invasion, Chronos, Joystick, Prize, Berlin at 10:10, Kebab, and The Last Battle are among his plays that have been performed. Six of her plays have been published in Iran, and the play Auschwitz by Women has been published in English and Ukrainian. NO.9, Natural Selection, Circus, Operating System, and Artificial Respiration are some of the screenplays written by Ali Safari. In September 2021, she staged two plays, Holodomor and Auschwitz, by women in Kyiv, Ukraine, and at the Lviv Theater Festival in Ukraine. He won the Special Jury Prize for the LVIV Festival in Ukraine.
Mehdi Aboohamzeh was born in October 1990 in Iran. He studied English translation at university. Mehdi started acting and directing at the age of 19. He plays different roles on the stage and in front of the camera, works in the kitchen, our city, Holodomor, the invasion, the horse, Miremad's death ceremony, etc
Farid Zangi is an actor from Shiraz. He acted for the first time in the Kebab show directed by Raha Hajizeinal. After his appearance in this show, he played a role for the first time in the movie Mitosis, directed by the same female director (Raha Hajizeinal).
Soran Karimi is a cinema and theater producer from Iran. Soran is a graduate of comparative literature from Tehran University. He started his career by producing the short film Mitosis directed by Raha Hajizeinal. Soran produces movies in Iran and Erbil. He is of Kurdish origin. Karimi has three new short films in production. Karimi's new film called Unknown will soon be made in Tehran.
Anahita Mougouie was born in February 1989 in Tehran, Mougouie is a cinema graduate from Tehran. She first experienced directing a movie in 2017. Before producing the short film Mitosis, Mougouie experienced cinema production with the movie Sonata directed by Milad Farajzadeh. In addition to producing and directing movies, he has also worked as a producer in theater.
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