HILAJ FILM PRODUCTIONS, Iran BRAVE NEW WORK FILM PRODUCTIONS, Germany NHK ENTERPRISES 21, Inc., Japan Present
TEHRAN 7:00 A.M. A film by Amir Shahab Razavian Screenwriters: Majid Eslami, Farzad Pourkhoshbakht Based on a story by: Amir Shahab Razavian Director of Photography: Morteza Poursamadi Editor: Parviz Shahbazi Sound: Karim Kashani Sound Editor and Mix: Parviz Abnar Executive Producers: Saeed Razavian, Ueda Makoto, Frank Geigar
85 Min. 35 mm. 1:1.66 Optic Iran_Japan_Germany /2003/ 35mm / Color / 85min
Synopsis: Seven a.m. at a junction a group of pedestrians are waiting for the green light. A young policeman who is in charge of changing the traffic lights prolongs the time of the walkers' red light in order to see his beloved girl, more. The girl is an actress. After a while he expresses his love to the girl, but there is a wide distance between them.
In an Addiction Test Laboratory two pseudo-dictator old men take the urine samples of the customers (men). They are going to retire soon and they have always been afraid of the inspectors. Today without their knowledge an inspector has come to the lab. A motorist who gives ride to passengers is used to relating the words of the previous passengers to the next ones in an incomplete and incorrect manner. Among his passengers there is an old man who makes trouble for the motorist and... An Afghan welder is faced with a girl who escapes a man. The girl and the Afghan tell lies about their lives. The young man is gradually interested in the girl but the girl escapes him too. The young police commits suicide, but he is rescued. The actress goes to the hospital and talks to him. But still there is a great gap between them. The girl goes out of the hospital and gets to the traffic red light at 7:00 a.m., the light is working automatically and all those people that we have seen in the film are waiting at the junction. By turning of the light into green they all start walking. Biography & Filmography: Amir Shahab Razavian, was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1965, and began his cinematic activities at Hamedan Amateur Film-making Center in 1980. He received his BA in Film Directing from College of Theater and Cinema of Art University in 1990; and received his MA in animation field from the same college in 1995. Since then he has produced 70 short films, directed 30 short films, and 2 feature films: Journey of the Grey Men (2001) Tehran 7:00 A.M. (2003)
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