Kambuzia Partovi

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کامبوزیا پرتوی
Kambuzia Partovi
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Partovi in August 2018
Born(1955-11-11)11 November 1955
Died24 November 2020(2020-11-24) (aged 65)
NationalityIranian
OccupationMovie director, screenwriter
Years active1988–2020
Known forCafé Transit
Spouse(s)Fereshteh Sadre Orafaee
(m. 1980)
AwardsFIPRESCI Prize (2006)

Kambuzia Partovi (also spelt Kambozia Partovi, Persian: کامبوزیا پرتوی‎; 11 November 1955 – 24 November 2020) was an Iranian movie director and scriptwriter. He was born in Rasht, Iran.[1] His 2007 movie Café Transit, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

He wrote the screenplays for other directors such as The Circle. In 2013 he acted in and co-directed Closed Curtain.

Partovi died on 24 November 2020 from COVID-19 in Tehran at the age of 65.[2]

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  1. "Pardé" (PDF). berlinale. Retrieved 2013-02-24. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. Veteran film director Kambuzia Partovi passes away at 65

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