Years have passed since the death of Sadegh Hedayat. His works get translated repeatedly and The Blind Owl ranks among the top ten world surrealist writings. Numerous unanswered questions have been raised about him. The film From House No. 37 takes a careful look into his life until his suicide in an attempt to answer some of those questions.
About the directors:
Born in 1976, Sam Kalantari is one of the established names of the fourth generation of Iran’s social documentary filmmakers whose films have premiered in numerous national and international film festivals.
Head of the department of Sound and Music in the Institute of Anthropology and Culture, Mohsen Shahrnazdar is a filmmaker and a scholar with a focus on contemporary history, music and pop culture.