Amour du Réel

Iman Behroozi

2017 Iran, Islamic Republic of DOC 28 '

After working abroad for several years, a filmmaker returns to his family home in Shiraz, Iran to make a film for the woman he loves. His exploration of his feelings and of the cross-cultural and geographical barriers to pursuing this relationship eventually spark introspections among members of his family, as they express their emotions to one another in new ways in front of the camera. A documentary about cross-generational understandings of love and emotion set in current day Iran.


Born in 1984 in Shiraz, Iran. He studied cinema and directing at University of Tehran in Iran. Currently, Behrouzi is studying Media Culture at University of Cologne in Germany. He has directed and edited several documentaries and short fiction films. His previous documentary, A Movie for You, was selected officially by the Visions du Réel and by the Zurich film festivals in 2015.