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Amir Naderi

Davandeh (The Runner)

Edition 1990
94' - 1984 - Drama - Dialogue: Persian
Director: Amir Naderi With: Majid Nirumand, Moussa Torkizadeh, Ali Reza Gholamzadeh
Thirteen-year old Amiro lives alone by the shore on a beached freighter. In between jobs collecting empty bottles dumped by transient shipping, selling leed water and shoe-shining, Amiro dreams of leaving. Though illiterate, he nevertheless spends what little money he earns buying magazines, mostly about aeroplanes so he can gaze in wonder at different craft which, in different circumstances, could spell his way out. Something of a loner, he enjoys a generality combative relationship with most of the other local boys. However, they meet quite regularly for tests of running skill at which Amiro, though small for his age, excels...

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Credits

Director

Amir Naderi

With

Majid Nirumand, Moussa Torkizadeh, Ali Reza Gholamzadeh

Scenario

Amir Naderi, Behruz Gharipbur

Director of Photography

Firouz Malekzadeh

Editor

Bahram Beyzai

Producer

Reze Ramezani, Ali Reza Zarrin

More information

Dialogue

Persian

Countries of production

Iran

Year

1984

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