Under the Moonlight - 2001

Directed by Reza Mir Karimi

Seyyed (Hossein Parastar), a young seminary student, tracks down the thief who stole his clerical robes and finds them amongst a group of people living in poverty under a bridge who treat him with kindness despite early suspicions.

Color, 1 hour 36 minutes, Farsi

Original Title: Zir-e Noor-e Mah

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Star Rating


Firouzan Rank # 13

Cast


Hossein Parastar Seyyed Hassan
Hamed Rajabali Jujeh (Chick)
Mehran Rajabi Principal of Seminary
Ali Bekanyan Jalal
Mahmoud Nazar Alian Rostam
Asghar Heydari Majid
Bahram Shakeri Pahlavan (Champion)
Mohammad Soleimanpour Musician
Shaghayegh Dehghan Jujeh's sister
Mohammad Khani Letter Writer
Fereshteh Sadr Orfani Majid's Sister
Bahareh Namjew Nurse
Fereshteh Sadr Orfani Majid's Sister

Crew


Writer Reza Mir Karimi
Director Reza Mir Karimi
Producer Manouchehr Mohammadi
Director of Photography Hamid Khozoui Abyaneh
Sound Recordist Mohammad Mokhtari
Production Designer Reza Tarabi
Editor Nazanin Mofakham
Sound Mixer Massoud Behnam
Mahmoud Moussavinejhad
Music Mohammad Reza Aligholi

Pictures


Seyyed reluctantly buys the supplies to make a proper clerical robe despite his doubts on his intention to follow through.

Seyyed reluctantly buys the supplies to make a proper clerical robe despite his doubts on his intention to follow through.

An over friendly boy hustles Seyyed and ultimately steals his supplies.

An over friendly boy hustles Seyyed and ultimately steals his supplies.

Seyyed sticks out as the only student yet to be vested.

Seyyed sticks out as the only student yet to be vested.

After tracing down the thief's whereabouts, Seyyed finds an eclectic group of downtrodden humanity, including 'Pahlavan' (Bahram Shakeri) who enjoys composing poetry on the fly despite being illiterate.

After tracing down the thief's whereabouts, Seyyed finds an eclectic group of downtrodden humanity, including "Pahlavan" (Bahram Shakeri) who enjoys composing poetry on the fly despite being illiterate.

The blind musician (Mohammad Soleimanpour) often raises the group's spirits with his joyful melodies.

The blind musician (Mohammad Soleimanpour) often raises the group's spirits with his joyful melodies.

Composing a petition, or at least going through the actions.

Composing a petition, or at least going through the actions.

The group's de facto leader, Rostam (Mahmoud Nazar Alian) dictates the petition, whose recipient is God.

The group's de facto leader, Rostam (Mahmoud Nazar Alian) dictates the petition, whose recipient is God.

Seyyed brings some hot food for the group.

Seyyed brings some hot food for the group.

Seyyed's friend and roommate addresses his doubts, ...'These are laborer's clothes, clothes for hard work. Well we have good workers and bad workers...'

Seyyed's friend and roommate addresses his doubts, "..These are laborer's clothes, clothes for hard work. Well we have good workers and bad workers..."

Seyyed's decision.

Seyyed's decision.

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