Faramarz Khalaj was born in Tehran on 29th August 1959, but since 1978 has been living in France where he studied sociology and cinema.
Having first worked on TV commercials, he soon became active in the movie business, first as location manager and then as production manager, notably working for Quentin Tarantino.
For close on 17 years he taught ‘Production’ at the reputed ESRA cinema school in Nice.
‘Back Seat’ is his first fiction feature film as a director.
2019: La Banquette Arrière/Back Seat │Fiction, 85 min, 4 K, France.
2010: La double vie de Mado │Biopic, 52min, Colour, HD, France