Winning numerous awards, the director and writer Bahram Tavakoli (بهرام توکلی) is a well-established filmmaker of the new generation of Iranian cinema. One of his most successful works is 'Here without Me' (2011), which explores the struggle to survive and the importance to dream for a dysfunctional family in contemporary Iran. It is a breathtaking adaptation of Tennessee Williams 'The Glass Menagerie' and was not only directed, but also written by Bahram Tavakoli. Bahram Tavakoli is a
...lso known for Biganeh, The Shallow Yellow Sky (Asemane Zarde Kam Omgh), A Walk in the Fog (Parse Dar Meh), Barefoot in Paradise (Pa Berahne Dar Behesht) and I am Diego Maradona (Man Diego Maradona Hastam).