Born in 1959 in Tehran, Kamal Tabrizi ( کمال تبریزی ) is internationally best-known for his MATERNAL LOVE which won many prestigious awards in Berlin, Cairo, Montreal, Zlin, Seoul, etc. A graduate of cinema from the College of Cinema and Theatre of Arts University, Kamal Tabrizi began his film career as cinematographer, screenwriter, editor and director of short films in 1979. Kamal Tabrizi directed his debut feature, THE PASSAGE, in 1988, but his L
...EILY IS WITH ME established him as a successful cineaste in the national scene. He also made some TV series – i.e. LEILY IS WITH ME and THE AGE OF REBELLION. His ground-breaking venture, THE LIZARD, was a domestic box-office hit and received the audience award in Fajr and the best Asian film award in Montreal 2004. In 2005, Kamal Tabrizi made A PIECE OF BREAD which brought him the best director award from Spiritual section of Fajr International Film Festival. In 2008, he presented two crowd pleasers: THERE’S ALWAYS A WOMAN which won AudienceAward at Fajr 2008 and TV Series SHAHRIAR, portrayal of a contemporary poet, which marked a successful attempt in Iranian television.