Written and Directed by:Homayoun
Production Company: Nemadin
Director of Photography: Farhad
Samiramis Sadi Nejad
Sound – Recorder: Hassan
Sound Mix: Masood
Behnam / Seyyed
Parastouie, Habib Rezaie, Fateme Motamed Aria
35mm, Color, 94 Minutes, 1999
Reza, a professional thief, on his first drug assignment witnesses
a plane crash and decides to save the passengers onboard.
While trying to save the passengers, he manages to lose one of his
shoes, but to make up for his loss, and to fulfill his profession;
he cunningly takes a necklace belonging to a female reporter among
While in the curse of recovery, the reporter curiously tries to
discover the person who saved their lives on the night of the crash.
As the story goes, Reza ends up in jail while his best friend Ebrahim
betrays him by taking credit for the saving of he passengers.
As Reza’s efforts to prove his role in saving the passengers
is left resultless, Ebrahim enjoys his rewards; a gift earned by
his wicked act!
But to make up for his wrong doing, Ebrahim gives up everything
to save his friendship with Reza and to live together like the old
This story is based on script of Hero from Steven Friers
Biography of Director
Born in Isfahan in 1948, Homayoun As'adian is director of SUNNY
MAN, one of the top-grossing Iranian films ever made. A Student
of Kanoon Film Courses in 70’s and an assistant director and
still photographer in 80’s, he made his debut feature with
THE STING in 1994.
Feature Films of Directorr
1994 - THE STING
1996 - SUNNY MAN
1997 - NIGHT OF THE FOX
1999 - THE PRANK
Festivals and Awards
- 1999/ Iran/ Fajr international film festival