Concerning the Bodyguard - Short Film feat. Salman Rushdie

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Featuring the voice of literary giant Salman Rushdie, and based off a classic short story by Donald Barthelme, Kasra Farahani depicts a story about dictatorship and overthrow. An omniscient narrator questions the thoughts and loyalties of a bodyguard entrusted with the protection of an important and dubious leader.

Featured on SotW: shortoftheweek.com/2016/02/08/concerning-the-bodyguard/

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CREDITS
C R E W
Director.................................................................Kasra Farahani
Producers..............................................................Jose Nunez, Zamin Mirza
Co-Producer.........................................................Marthinus Lamprecht
Associate Producer..............................................Adam Gould
Editors...................................................................Tyler Nelson, Anton Capaldo-Smith
Director Of Photography......................................Alexander Alexandrov
Art Director...........................................................Callie Andreadis
Costume Designer................................................Anna Seltzer
Prop Masters........................................................Rachel Kondrat, Melissa Harrison
Original Music.......................................................Annabelle Cazes
Casting Directors..................................................Paul Head, Desiree Mandelbaum
Animation..............................................................Jessica Poon
Colourist................................................................Aaron Peak
C A S T
The Principal................Sion Ebrahimi
The Bodyguard.............Junes Zahdi
The New Bodyguard....Billy Khoury
The Driver.....................Zaid Abro
Bodyguard 2.................Alen Matters
Bodyguard 3.................Salman Nisar
Bodyguard 4.................Jason Eftimoski
Bodyguard 5.................Gavin Sindher
Bodyguard 6.................Ian VerdunIroning
Lady..............................Lisa Goodman
Mistress.......................Ayden Mayeri
Bearded Man 1.............Abdi Zadeh
Bearded Man 2.............Saman Arjamand
Bearded Man 3.............Zubin Zehtab
Bearded Man 4.............Roozbeh Zehtab
Bearded Man 5.............Zamin Mirza
Bearded Man 6.............Daniel Schuman

Representation
Jason Burns : UTA
Peter Dodd : UTA
Jill McElroy : Management 360

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