"Bardou" (Bardou)

Director: Seyed Hadi Mohaghegh
Scriptwriter: Seyed Hadi Mohaghegh
Director of Photography: Meisam Riahi
Editor: Hasan Ayoubi
Sound Recorder: Ehsan Nobakht
Sound Mix: Hossein Abolsedgh
Assistant Director: Seyed Rahman Mohammadi
Music: Sattar Oraki
Production Manager: Seyed Saeed Mohaghegh and Mohammadali Mohammadi
Line Producer & Investor: Seyed Reza Mohaghegh
Producer: Ebrahim Asghari        
Cast: Ahmad Derakhshan, Saaed Soheili, Davoud Einabadi, Somayeh Sirous-Moghadam, Arjasb Ahadi, Mahyar Abravan, Mahtab Dastakzan, Ahmad Joshan
Color, HD, 16:9, 85 min, 2013, Iran




Bardou a 16-year-old teenager who has recently lost his father lives in arid lands along with his sick mother and his younger brother. He tries to convince his mother to leave their home and grave of his father in order to move to the village to have access to medical care. To do this they need money and Bardou has to get back the money his father had lent to Nasir, who lives on the other side of the desert and is unwilling to pay off his debt.  During this journey he encounters a young policeman who accompanies him. "Bardou" is a story about a teenager who in order to get his right and to deal with difficulties, has to become a man.


Seyed Hadi Mohaghegh was born in 1979 in Dehdasht which is located in the southwestern part of the country. He studied Automobile Mechanics. Mohaghegh started his artistic career in 1990 as a theatre actor and director. He continued his career in 2000 with Television as an actor, a designer and an assistant director. He started filmmaking in 2010 also for Television. "Bardou" is his first Feature as an independent film in Cinema.


  • Brothers of My Land
  • A Look into the Sky
  • It May Also Happen to You
  • Bardou
  • TV drama
  • Documentary
  • Short Fiction
  • Feature
  • 90 min
  • 42 min
  • 45 min
  • 85 min
  • 2010
  • 2012
  • 2012
  • 2013



  • Zlín Film Festival – Int’l Film Festival for Children and Youth in Zlín (May 27th – June 1st 2013 / Czech Republic)
  • International Children's Film Festival India (14Nov.-20 Nov. 2013/India) Children's World Section
  • Pune International Film Festival (9Jan.- 16Jan. 2014/India) Global Cinema Section
  • Dhaka International Film Festival (10Jan.- 18Jan.2014/Bangladesh) Children Section
  • Film Days in Berlin (29May-June 1st 2014/ Germany)
  • Lahore International Children’s Film Festival (November2014/Pakistan)


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