The Long Farewell (Kohda Hafeziy Tolani) - 2015

A textile factory worker struggles to keep his life together after his life is shrouded in controversy by his wife’s death. He is revered by his co-workers and at constant threat from his wife’s brother, seeking retribution for her death.

Saeed Aghakhani delivers a Fajr Award-winning performance of a man suffering from grief and looking for a way to move on.


The Long Farewell is considered 'UNCLASSIFIED 15+'. This session is restricted to persons aged 15 and over unless accompanied by an adult.

Director: Farzad Motamen

Producer: Farzad Motamen, Ali Hazrat

Cast: Saeed Aghakhani, Sareh Bayat, Mitra Hajjar, Nader Fallah

Writer: Asghar Abdollahi

Music: Iman Vaziri

Editor: Zhila Ipakchi

Cinematographer: Morteza Ghafouri

Language: Farsi with English subtitles

Screening time: 90 mins

Genre: Drama

Year: 2015

Format: Feature, Colour / DCP

Print source: Farabi Cinema



Awards, screenings and notes

  • Best Main Role Actor - Saeed Aghakhani, Farj International Film Festival 2015