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Fish & Cat (2013)

Mahi va gorbeh (original title)
A number of students have traveled to the Caspian region in order to participate in a kite-flying event during the winter solstice. Next to their camp is a small hut occupied by three cooks who work at a nearby restaurant.

Director:

Shahram Mokri

Writers:

Nasim Ahmadpour (collaborating writer), Shahram Mokri
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Cast

Credited cast:
Abed Abest Abed Abest ... Parviz
Mona Ahmadi Mona Ahmadi ... Nadia
Ainaz Azarhoush Ainaz Azarhoush ... Parvaneh
Nazanin Babaei Nazanin Babaei ... Shirin
Mohammad Berahmani Mohammad Berahmani ... Boy
Saeed Ebrahimifar Saeed Ebrahimifar ... Saeed
Alireza Esapoor Alireza Esapoor ... Guard
Neda Jebraeili ... Mina
Shadi Karamroudi Shadi Karamroudi ... Maral
Babak Karimi ... Babak
Mohammad Reza Maleki Mohammad Reza Maleki ... Jamshid
Faraz Modiri Faraz Modiri ... Kambiz
Siavash Cheraghi Pour Siavash Cheraghi Pour ... Father (as Siavash Cheraghipoor)
Milad Rahimi Milad Rahimi ... Shahrooz
Arnavaz Safari Arnavaz Safari ... Asal
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Storyline

Based on true events 'Fish and Cat' centers around a group of students travelling to the Caspian region in order to participate in a kite-flying event during the Winter solstice. Next to their camp is a small restaurant, run by three cooks, who are just about to leave for a hunt. They are in desperate need of meat. However, there is nothing around, other than the students. Shahram Mokri's second feature combines formal experimentation with terror and a sly sense of humor, perfectly blended in this highly unusual piece of Iranian film history. Written by IMVBox.com

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Genres:

Drama | Horror | Mystery

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

3 October 2014 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Balik ve Kedi See more »

Filming Locations:

Saghalkesar, Rasht, Iran

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kanoon Iran Novin See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The whole movie was shot in a single 140 minutes take. It currently holds the record. See more »

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A complete waste of time.
19 October 2016 | by johiraSee all my reviews

well this movie was a complete waste of time. i don't know why it had been given so many prizes intentionally? It's boring as hell and it's not even like a horror movie.there were so much buzz about this movie that i was excited to watch it but i was bored 10 minutes in. It seems the director wanted to make a horror movie but failed to do so.it's a big problem in Iranian cinema. the directors just don't know how to make a good horror movie like Hollywood does.just following the people with a camera and blurting out nonsense dialogues won't make a movie good enough to watch.this movie didn't even followed a certain rule.it was like you are following a bunch of clueless people going around. Don't waste your time. go and watch something else.


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