Feature Film, IFFA 2015

Melbourne (Melbourne) - 2014

Melbourne recounts the story of a young upstart couple on their way to Melbourne to continue their studies. However, just a few hours before the departure of their flight, they are unintentionally involved in a tragic event where they must deal with the aftermath of their continued deceptions.

A thriller by way of filmmakers as varied as Hitchcock and Polanski.


Schedule for Melbourne

Melbourne is considered 'UNCLASSIFIED 15+'. This session is restricted to persons aged 15 and over unless accompanied by an adult. It is recommended that children under 15 do not attend this session.


Screening Time: 91 mins

Language: Farsi with English subtitles

Genre: Drama

Year: 2014

Format: Feature Colour / DCP

Print Source: Iranian Independents

Director: Nima Javidi

Producer: Javad Noruzbegi

Cast: Peyman Moaadi, Negar Javaherian


Awards, screenings, notes:

  • Debut feature from Nima Javidi
  • Opened Venice Film Festival in 2014
  • Winner of Best Screenplay at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards in 2014
  • Winner of Best Film at the Cairo International Film Festival in 2014

News Clippings

Melbourne trailer