Release date2000 Initial releaseApril 6, 2001 (New York City) CastBahman Farmanara (Bahman Farjami), Roya Nonahali (Woman Hitch-Hiker), Reza Kianian )(Dr Arasteh (The Attorney), Parivash Nazarieh (Farzaneh), Mohammad Khatami Similar moviesMovies about Iran, Dramas
Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine, or Booye Kafoor, Atre Yas (Persian: بوی کافور، عطر ياس), is an Iranian film written by, directed by, and starring Bahman Farmanara. The film was his first contribution to Iranian Cinema in two decades.
The protagonist, a film director named Bahman Farjami, is coming to terms with being an aged director. He also feels grief for the loss of his wife five years prior. He seeks to make a documentary about death, dying, and the grieving process, or so he tells his friends.
When a filmmaker doesn't make films, that is death." -- Bahman