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Rafi Pitts

Rafi Pitts belongs to the new wave of Iranian cinema. His films have attained acclaim and awards around the globe. Pitts' first feature, The Fifth Season (1997), premiered in the Venice Film Festival. His second, Sanam (2000) was hailed by French critics as the Iranian The 400 Blows (1959). In 2003, Pitts presented his controversial feature ... See full bio »


in Mashhad, Iran
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21 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Soy Nero
Soy Nero Writer
It's Winter
It's Winter Writer
The Hunter
The Hunter Writer
The Fifth Season


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 2016 Soy Nero (original story) / (screenplay)
 2010/I The Hunter (screenplay)
 2006 It's Winter
 2003 Cinéma, de notre temps (TV Series documentary) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Abel Ferrara: Not Guilty (2003) ... (screenplay)
 2000 Sanam
 1994 Salandar (Short)
 1991 In Exile (Short)
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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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For any film, whether Iranian or not, a podium like the Berlin Film Festival, obviously, is beautiful. Because it helps art exist. If you work in art house cinema, how else are you going to get people to find out about it? How else are you going to give that podium for smaller distributors to be helped and they release it. So it's a question of telling the world the film exists. See more »


His father is British and his mother is Iranian. His stepfather is French. See more »

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