Morvarid Peyda is an Iranian film director and scriptwriter. She is best known for her feature films including 'The Fish and The Red Balloon', 'Garden of the Dead', 'Silence', 'The Last Scene' and 'Snow'.
Peyda was born in Tehran in 1975. She studied film and television production at the University of Tehran, graduating in 1998. After graduation, she worked as a scriptwriter and director for various television networks and production companies in Iran.
In 2004, Peyda made her feature film debut with 'The Fish and The Red Balloon'. The film follows the story of a young girl and her family as they struggle to cope with life in a small village in Iran. The film was a critical success, earning Peyda the Best Director award at the Fajr International Film Festival in 2004.
In 2006, Peyda directed the drama 'Garden of the Dead'. The film follows a young boy as he deals with the death of his mother. The film was nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.
In 2008, Peyda directed and wrote 'Silence', which tells the story of a deaf and mute man who is trying to cope with his life in a small village. The film was praised for its sensitive portrayal of deafness and was nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.
In 2010, Peyda directed the drama 'The Last Scene'. The film follows a young woman as she struggles to come to terms with her past and her future. The film was praised for its emotional depth and was nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.
In 2011, Peyda directed the drama 'Snow'. The film follows a young girl as she struggles to cope with the death of her father. The film was praised for its touching portrayal of grief and was nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival.
Peyda has also directed numerous short films and documentaries including 'The Story of the Red Shoes', 'The Dream of the Blue Bird' and 'My Father's Words'.
Morvarid Peyda is an acclaimed director who has won numerous awards and has been nominated for the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival. Her films are known for their sensitive portrayals of human relationships, grief and loss, and her unique visual style. Peyda is one of the most respected directors in Iran and her work has made a lasting impact on Iranian