Ataollah Hayati
عطاءالله حیاتی

Ataollah Hayati (عطاءالله حیاتی)
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Cinematographer
  • Writer
  • Photographer
Ataollah Hayati has had a multifaceted career that has seen him find acceptance as a director and a cinematographer. Beginning his career in the late 1980's, he has directed films such as City of Women (2000), which won the Special Jury Award at the 2001 Mar del Plata Film Festival. Showing that he really has quite a penchant for multitasking, he took up the duel roles of director and cinematographer in his recent documentary The Brief Peace (2005).