Oblivion Verses / Los Versos del Olvido

  • Im Labyrinth der Erinnerung (German title)
Feature Film | 2015-2017 | France, Germany, Netherlands

    Brief synopsis

    2009 - Iran. The Morgue-Man, 70, works at the morgue for the indigent in a huge cemetery. One morning, the militia invests the morgue. After their departure he discovers the body of a young woman shot dead. He will bring together all the energies to give a decent burial to the young woman before the return of the militia.Quelle: http://www.lemmingfilm.com/en/Productions/Film/production/181/Oblivion-Verses


    ActorRole nameVoice actor / Speaker
    Juan MargalloMorgue Caretaker [L]
    Tomás del EstalGravedigger [L]
    Manuel MorónHearse Driver [SR]
    Itziar AizpuruOld Woman [SR]


    director of photographyAntoine Héberlé
    costume designerNadine Kremeier
    directorAlireza Khatami
    editorFlorent Mangeot
    producerDominique Welinski
    producerFrédéric Bellaïche
    producerVincent Wang
    screenwriterAlireza Khatami
    production sound mixerMiroslav BabicChile
    sound supervisorMarkus Krohn
    sound designerMarkus Krohn
    sound editorFrank Schubert [1]assisting to mix
    consultantSophie Cocco

    Production companies

    Lemming Film BV [nl]
    Bulut Film [tr]Koproduktion
    Endorphine Production GmbHKoproduktion
    House on Fire [fr]Koproduktion


    Transportation, Travel and AccomodationUpper Level Travel GmbH
    Sound (Postproduction)K13 Studios Berlin (formerly K13 Kinomischung)


    Award winnerYearAwardCategory 
    Alireza Khatami2017TIFF Toronto Film Festival [ca]DiscoveryNominated
    Alireza Khatami2018Int. Filmfest Emden-Norderney [de]SCORE Bernhard Wicki PreisNominated
    Alireza Khatami2018Jerusalem Film Festival [il]DebutsNominated