Shahram MokriStill: Careless Crime
Electric Shock and Fly (2000, short), Toofan-e Sanjaghak/Dragonfly Storm (2002, short), Mahdoodeh-ye Dayereh/Limit of Circle (2005, short), This Is the Question (2006, short doc), Andosi/Ando-C (2007, short), Ashkan, angoshtar-e motebarek va dastan-haye digar/Ashkan, The Charmed Ring and Other Stories (2009), Kham, pekhth, swkhth/Raw, Cooked and Burnt (2010, short), Mahi va gorbeh/Fish and Cat (2013), Hojoom/Invasion (2017), Jenayat-e bi deghat/Careless Crime (2020)
Shahram Mokri at IFFR
Fish and Cat
A group of young people camp by a lake and some woods. There's a restaurant in the village, but how does the owner get his ingredients? This exceptional, Iranian horror was shot in a single take. Not the action, but the suggestion creates the suspense.
A wild mix of quirky fiction feature and playful historical film essay investigates a key moment in Iranian (cinema) history.