Tradition of Killing Lovers
RASM-E ASHEGH KOSHI
Written and Directed by : Khosro Masoumi
Cast : Hossein Mahjoub, Hossein Abedini, Gohar Kheir-Andish, Arman Nikzad.
Mirza Agha’s conspiracy leads to the arrest and imprisonment of illegal woodcutter Salar. His son-in-law, who is serving his military service in the village police station, is ordered to take him to the city prison despite his own will. When salar is imprisoned and the electric saw is confiscated Mirza Agha urges Salar’s wife, Bhaji, to pay back for the lost saw. Salar’s son, nine-year-old Jalal decides to work for a group of illegal woodcutters to earn money and comfort his mother…
Born in 1955 in Behshahr, Khosro Masoumi began his artistic activities in Bandar Abbas Free Cinema Group in 1976. A graduate of Film and TV from Tehran College of Dramatic Arts, he made his debut feature in 1987. Active as director and screenwriter in film and TV, Masoumi made his 7th feature film, TRADITION OF KILLING LOVERS, in 2003 which brought him Best Director Award in Isfahan and Shanghai. Second part in his trilogy, SOMEWHERE T00 FAR, earned him a best director award from Cairo. With BEAR, Masoumi won the main prize of Shanghai and earned ASPA nominations for best film and best director