Links / Reference
Hamy Ramezan is a Finnish-Iranian film director and scriptwriter. He studied film in England, graduating in 2007. His short film OVER THE FENCE (2009) was a world-wide festival hit and was screened at more than 40 international film festivals, earning many awards. KEYS OF HEAVEN, among other awards, won four prizes at the Tampere FF 2014. He is currently developing his first feature, MOTEL OF A THOUSAND ROSES.
Rungano Nyoni’s films have screened at more than 200 film festivals world-wide. In 2012, her most recent short, MWANSA THE GREAT, was nominated for an African Academy Award and a BAFTA. With her partner, she wrote and he directed THE MASS OF MEN which premiered at Locarno FF, garnered more than 60 prizes and was shown at 100 film festivals. In 2013, she was selected for Cannes Cinefondation Residency for her first feature film, I AM NOT A WITCH.
Cast & Crew
Directed by: Hamy Ramezan, Rungano Nyoni
Written by: Hamy Ramezan, Rungano Nyoni
Produced by: Valeria Richter, Helene Granqvist
Cinematography: Lars Vestergaard
Editing: Rikke Selin Lorentzen
Production Design: Jakob Stig Olsson
Costume Design: Camilla Nordbjerg
Original Score: Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen
Sound Design: Thomas Jæger
Cast: Zeinab Rahal (mother), Amira Helene Larsen (translator), Alexandre Willaume (policeman), Nanna Bøttcher (policewoman), Yusuf Kamal El-Ali (son)
Nominations and Awards
- European Short Film 2015