TAXI DRIVER

By Elena DE VARDA

FILMLUX - as PROD

Documentary - Development 2012

Intense Docu - dramas set in Iran and Italy that regards the beauty of women in all their aspects. We start from 9 keywords, 9 universal values, in which all humanity could recognize and we connect to each keyword one episode, one story of a real woman, selected after careful researches.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • ITALY, IRAN, POLAND, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • ITALIAN, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 70 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Elena DE VARDA
    • Writer(s)
    • Jam KAVIANI, Elena DE VARDA
    • Producer(s)
    • Jam KAVIANI (Filmlux), Elena DE VARDA (Filmlux)
    • Synopsis
    • The director-journalist Elena d. lost her job in Italy (because of the crisis) and when a friend from childhood invites her in Iran, where she actually lives, Elena doesn't think twice, she goes. Elena brings the usual equipment, cameras and microphones. She decide to collect women's stories, portraits of Iran. Her friend Mara lives in Tehran and teaches Italian at the Italian school, which is attended by many Italian children who live in Iran, a large and active community, there is even an Italian radio.
      Mara sees an announcement in the newspaper, an agency is looking for a women who speaks English and is able to drive a taxi, to start an international taxi service and what better way to interview and meet women, than driving a taxi for only woman in a Muslim country? Elena accepts the work!
    • Production schedule
    • shooting and photography 07/2012 - 09/2012
      Post production 09/2012-10/2012
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jun 01, 2012
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