Complex-ridden and moody but always sporting a sexy smouldering look whilst striving for prestige. To him, acting is a universal quest pursued with fervent single-mindedness: to be the best there is. This is accomplished, in part, by bad mouthing other actors and their work in conjunction with shameless self-promotion.
A megalomaniac of the highest order with the technical and creative skills to match such an ego. Everything I do must be an all-out salute to myself.
A firm believer in tearing down the walls of insecurity and fear by reducing people to nothing. This has been instrumental in helping him mask his own deep-seated insecurities and compensating for feelings of inadequacy while allowing his client/subject to relax.
The lives of a group of Iranian/Canadians- a young drug fiend, an obsessive musician, a vengeful father and his cash-strapped protege- collide in a brutal tale set in the festering underbelly of Vancouver.
UNTIL THE QUIET COMES is a an account of displacement highlighted by the massive 1990s migration of Iranians to Canada. It is a multi-strand story told through the eyes of a group of Iranian-Canadian characters who have been uprooted from their heritage and struggle to build new lives.
Director of Photography: SANTIAGO MOURIÑO