Fat Shaker (2013)


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An obese and oppressive man uses the good looks of his deaf son to con and intimidate women into paying their way out of made-up situations. One day, they encounter a mysterious and beautiful woman, who refuses to fall for their tricks and leads them away from their fraudulent behaviours.

Director’s Bio:
Mohammad Shirvani

Mohammad Shirvani is a versatile, accomplished, and award-winning filmmaker and documentarian from Iran. His films have premiered and been screened at some of the most prestigious film festivals in the world, including Sundance, Rotterdam, Berlinale, Locarno, Tribeca, JiHlava and many others. Fatshaker won him the Tiger Award for Best Film at Rotterdam in 2013.

Country of Production: Iran
Running Time: 84 min
Audio Track: Farsi
Subtitles: English
Writer, Director, Producer: M. Shirvani
Cinematographer: M. Shirvani
Cast: Levon Haftvan, Maryam Palizban, Hassan Rostami, Navid Mohammadzadeh
Editor: M. Shirvani, Pouya Parsamagham
Sound Designer: Bahman Ardalan
Sound: Vahid Moghadasi
Poster and Credits Designer: Iman Raad
Director Assistants: Shiva Ebrahimi, Jalal Vafaee, Armin Shirvani, Sohrab Alavi


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