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Advantage (Avantaj)

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Some homeless men take shelter in a     rehab centre to quit and get well. They   have formed a football team, and in  order to register their team among other  clubs in Tehran, they must defeat  Esteqlal Veterans which has once been  the Asian champion.  Now the Municipality has decided to close  down the centre.

Original Title: Avantaj

Cast & Crew:
Writer & director: Mohamad Kart

Camera Operator: Javad Razzaqizadeh
Editor: Esma’il Alizadeh
Sound Recordist: Mehdi Kart
Sound Mixing: Arash Qasemi
Music Composer: Saba Neda’ee
Colourists: Hamidreza Fatoorehchiyan & Sindokht Rahimiyan

Executive Producers:
Mohamad Kart & Aban Askari

68 mins, 2016, HD

Log line:
Dossers are rehabilitating in a center but Municipality of Tehran decides to close down their shelter

Director’s statment:
This film is about homeless drug addicts that despite the frustration of any support in Tehran today, trying to leave their past lives. Those who relying on their own volition , a man killed within themselves and within their own a man were born. But society is ruthlessly against them.

Mohammad Kart was born in Shiraz in 1987. He is a graduate of Acting from the Azad University in 2008. He also has a diploma in directing. Kart started his career as a professional actor in theater in 2000 and has won several prizes for his acting in theater since then. He has also performed in several fictions directed by famous filmmakers, such as "I'm Not Angry" which screened at Panorama of Berlin 2014.
His first documentary, "Bruise", got the prize of the best social documentary of the year in Cinema Verite International Film Festival in 2013 and his second documentary "Incubus-the small chance" won best directory in Iran International Fajr film festival...also acting in Unduly and unnecessarily directed by Reza Kahani . . .such a good thing you were back directed by Dariush Mehrjooii...Kissing the moon face Directed by Homayoon Asaadiyan ...
also winner of best documentary in :
Tehran International film festival

Additional Info

  • Genre: Cult, Ducumentary
  • Duration: 68 mins, 2016, HD
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