Compétition internationale
46th edition
NOVEMBER 15>23, 2024, Nantes - France

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1969 (Téhéran)
Director, Screenwriter

Marzieh MESHKINI (born in 1969 in Tehran) is an Iranian film director. Wife of the Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf, she learnt cinema at the Makhmalbaf Film House. She began her career as an assistant director for her daughter, Samira Makhmalbaf (The Apple and The Blackboard), but also for her husband (The Silence and The Door). She then directed two films, The Day I Became a Woman (2000), which received 13 international awards, including the Special Jury Award and two special mentions at the Festival des 3 Continents; and Stray Dogs (2005). She also wrote the screenplay for the film The Notebook, directed by her daughter, Hana Makhmalbaf.



1998  The Apple (Assistant Director)

2000  Blackboards  (Assistant Director)

2000  The Day I Became a Woman (Director et Script Writer)

2002  11’09″01 – September 11 (Assistant Director)

2003 At Five in the Afternoon (Assistant Director)

2004  Stray Dogs (Director et Script Writer)

2005  Sex & Philosophy (Assistant Director)

2007  Buddha Collapsed Out of Shame (Script Writer)

2008  Two-legged Horse (Assistant Director)

2009  The Man Who Came with the Snow (Director)

2014  The President (Script Writer)

2019  Marghe and her Mother (Script Writer)


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