Pari, an Iranian mother in her 40s, lands in Athens to visit her son, but quickly discovers he is nowhere to be found. Pari’s search for her son will follow his rebellious footsteps, taking her on a journey from the darkest corners of the city and the hidden depths of her soul to her ultimate freedom

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Direction: Siamak Etemadi
Script: Siamak Etemadi
Cinematography: Claudio Bolivar
Editing: Panos Voutsaras
Sound: Boris Trayanov, Vincent Sinceretti, Jan Schermer
Music: Avia
Actors: Melika Foroutan, Shahbaz Noshir, Sofia Kokkali, Argyris Padazaras, Lena Kitsopoulou, Dimitris Xanthopoulos, Kimonas Kouris
Production: Heretic
Producers: Konstantinos Kontovrakis, Giorgos Karnavas
Co-production: Le Bureau, TopKapi, The Chouchkov Brothers, Bord Cadre Films, Biokon, Greek Film Centre
Co-producers: Gabrielle Dumon, Frans van Gestel & Laurette Schillings, Boris Chouchkov, Dan Wechsler & Jamal Zeinal Zade, Dimitris Kontovrakis
Sets: Elena Vardava
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece, France, The Netherlands, Bulgaria
Production Year: 2020
Duration: 111'
Distribution in Greece: Heretic
Contact: Heretic, Ioanna Stais

Siamak Etemadi

Siamak Etemadi was born in Tehran and moved to Athens in 1995. He studied Cinema and worked extensively as assistant director in various films, TV series and documentaries. His short film Cavo d’Oro premiered at Locarno Film Festival in competition in 2012. Pari is his first feature film.


2001 Vignette (Short)
2003 Story Teller (short)
2012 CavoD’Oro (Short)
2020 Pari