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Films By Sohrab Shahid Saless

Iranian director, Sohrab Shahid Saless, whose memorable Still Life was shown at the 1975 Melbourne Film Festival, and who is now working in Germany, traces the painful maturing of a ten year old boy living in Berlin The film concentrates on detailed observation of the small routines and rituals of ... Read more
This is the latest film from Iranian director Sohrab Shahid Saless, who is now based in Berlin. The protagonist of this film is supposedly the boy from Coming of Age (seen in last year's Festival), many years later. ... Diary of a Lover studies the isolation of an individual within society, a man ... Read more
In his first film made in Germany, expatriate Iranian director, Sohrab Shahid Saless, creates a portrait of another expatriate: a Turkish factory worker in Berlin. ... Saless' camera observes the gastarbeiter's daily routine. ... ”We see him at his job, a dedicated prisoner to his monstrous ... Read more
"When, on April 1 st, 1933,1 travelled for the last time on a sleeper to Paris, my sister and brother-in-law awaited me at the station. It was like an April-fool's joke. My brother-in-law said to me, 'You've really come here to take a vacation ...' And I said to him, 'Oh, Gene, this will be a long ... Read more
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