I Hate The Dawn
By Ali Karim
Original title – Man az sepideye sobh bizaram
International title – I Hate The Dawn
Babak Sepehri, an independent film-maker, is driving to a shoot with his young assistant, Amir. A tired and agitated Amir explains his state by saying he’s working on a script that keeps him awake at night. Curious to know the script’s contents Babak persuades Amir to go through it, thus gradually unveiling Amir’s secret.
Written & Directed by – Ali Karim
Director of Photography – Morteza Hodaei
Editing – Behzad Mosleh
Sound Designer – Alireza Alavian
Sound Recordist – Vahid Moghaddassi
Set & Costume Designer – Vahid Jafari
Make-Up Artist – Morteza Mottaghi
First assistant Director – Mahjabin Moazezi
Stills Photographer – Ensieh Lashgari
Line Producer – Majid motalebi
Executive Producer – Saba kamkar
Production Manager – Mehdi Cheraghi
Producer – Ali Karim
Production Company – LONG TAKE FILMS
- Annual Celebration of Iranian Cinema, UCLA Film & Television Archive, Los Angeles, CA, USA. April 24-May 14, 2014. ‘Non Competitive Festival’.
- 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK. June 18-29, 2014. ‘Non Competitive’ section.
- 18th Purbeck Film Festival, UK. October 10-25, 2014. ‘Non Competitive Festival’.
- 30th Santa Barbara International Film Festival, USA. January 27-February 07, 2015. ‘Competitive’ section.
- Persische Kulturwoche München, Germany. January 27-February 04, 2017.
Iranian Film Screening dates: Januvary 29 & 30, 2017.