November 11, 1955
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, actor|
|Known for||Café Transit|
|Spouse(s)||Fereshteh Sadre Orafaee|
|Awards||FIPRESCI Prize (2006)|
In 1988 he made his feature film debut with Golnar. His 2007 film Café Transit, which received the special mention at Mar del Plata film festival, was selected by Iran as its candidate for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
Partovi has trained and supported many Iranian artists and film makers, most notably Bahman Ghobadi.
- 1988 Golnar
- 1990 The Singer Cat
- 1991 The Fish
- 1992 Adult s game
- 1994 The Legend of Two Sisters
- 1997 Naneh Lala va farzandanash
- 2005 Café Transit
- 2013 Closed Curtain (co-directed with Jafar Panahi)