Masoud Kimiai

Iranian film director, screenwriter

Masoud Kimiai (Masoud Kimiaei, Persian: مسعود کیمیایی; born 29 July 1941 Tehran) is an Iranian director, screenwriter and producer.

Masoud Kimiai
مسعود کیمیایی
Masoud Kimiaei

(1941-07-29) July 29, 1941 (age 82)
Occupation(s)Movie director
Years active1968–present
(m. 1969; div. 1991)

(m. 1991; div. 2003)
ChildrenPoulad Kimiai

In 1991, he was awarded a prize in 41st Berlin International movie festival for his Snake Fang.[1] This was not his sole international prize. At the Cairo International movie festival in 1979 he got from the International Catholic Organisation for Cinema (OCIC), the OCIC Prize for his movie The Journey of the Stone. The international OCIC jury gave its award to this film because The Journey of the Stone denounced the exploitation of mankind by mankind and called for a more just social order. Crime directed by Kimiai Winner Crystal Simorgh Best movie in Fajr International movie festival 2011.

He has been married 3 times. He was married to the late Iranian pop singer Giti Pashaei until 1991, afterwards he married the Iranian pop singer Googoosh.[2]


  1. "Berlinale: 1991 Prize Winners". Archived from the original on 2013-10-15. Retrieved 2011-03-23.
  2. "Pr Life". Archived from the original on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2012-08-22.