Attaran & Karimi at Mehrjui’s film opening in Kish

 Dariush Mehrju’i (born on 8 December 1939) is a director, screenwriter, producer, film editor and a member of the Academy of the Arts. Mehrjui was a founding member of New Wave movement of the early 1970s. His second film, Gaav, is considered to be the first film of this movement, which also included Masoud Kimiai and Nasser Taqvai. Most of his films are inspired by literature and adapted foreign novels and plays.