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FILM GUIDE ARCHIVE SHORT NARRATIVE

THE SACRED AND THE ABSURD

TFF 2005
FILM GUIDE ARCHIVE THE SACRED AND THE ABSURD [TFF 2005]
The last day in the life of Sadegh Hedayat, an Iranian writer in Paris, who studied existential philosophy with Jean-Paul Sartre in the 1940’s and committed suicide in 1951. Projected on three screens that resemble the walls of a room, and also the parallel narratives of Hedayat’s mind, the film recounts through imagery Hedayat’s last day and night.
The last day in the life of Sadegh Hedayat, an Iranian writer in Paris, who studied existential philosophy with Jean-Paul Sartre in the 1940’s and committed suicide in 1951. Projected on three screens that resemble the walls of a room, and also the parallel narratives of Hedayat’s mind, the film recounts through imagery Hedayat’s last day and night.
Film Information
Year: 2004
Length: 15 minutes
Language: (Unknown)
Country: Morocco
Premiere: North American
Special Note

About the Director(s)
Ghasem Ebrahimian is an Iranian born filmmaker living in New York City. In 1980 he co-founded Ebrafilms, which produced over 40 documentaries for RAI-Italian and French television, including works on Simone de Beauvoir, Richard Burton and Margaret Yourcenar. His film The Suitors was an official selection at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival-Directors’ Fortnight. It was theatrically released in the U.S. by First Run Features and was shown on U.K.’s Channel 4 and Germany’s WDR. He has written a number of screenplays and has collaborated with such writers as Donald E. Westlake (Absolute Faith, 1994-5) and Hubert Selby Jr. (A Soldier of Fortune, 1990). The Sacred and the Absurd premiered in London at the the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2004.

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