CAST & CREDITS
Directed by Mania Akbari
Mania Akbari was born in Iran in 1974. Her artistic activity began with painting, having participated in ten group and three individual exhibitions held throughout Iran, and three group exhibitions abroad. Akbari then moved into film, working as a photographer for the documentary film Barge-e-Sabz (Green Leaf), as an assistant director on Pir-e-Haraz, and as lead actress in director Abbas Kiarostami's film, Ten. In addition to directing her documentary film Crystal, she has directed numerous video art works, including Self (June 2003), Repression (July 2003), Sin (October 2003), and Escape (December 2003). In February 2004, Akbari directed the feature film, 20 Fingers.