IFFA 2015, Feature Film

Death of the Fish (Marg-e Mahi) - 2015

After a mother dies, her children come together to carry out a strange request in her will: keep her body locked away at home for three days and not to spread word of her death to the immediate family.


Death of the Fish is considered 'UNCLASSIFIED 15+'. This session is restricted to persons aged 15 and over unless accompanied by an adult.


Director: Rouhollah Hejazi

Producer: Rouhollah Hejazi

Cast: Niki Karimi, Ali Mosaffa, Babak Karimi, Tanaz Tabatabai, Rima Raminfar, Pantea Bahram

Music: Hamed Sabet

Sound: Vahid Moghadassi & Amir-Hossein Ghassemi

Editor: Haydeh Safi Yari & Sepideh Abdolvahab

Cinematographer: Mahmoud Kalari

Year: 2015

Genre: Drama

Format: Feature, Colour / DCP

Language: Farsi with English subtitles

Screening time: 100 minutes

Print source: Iranian Independents


Awards, screenings and notes:

  • Screened at Farj International Film Festival, 2015

  • IFFA screened The Wedlock in 2013