Smell of Camphor, Scent of Jasmine

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Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine
Booye Kafoor, Atre Yas.jpg
Directed by Bahman Farmanara
Produced by Morteza Shayesteh, Fazlollah Yousefpour
Written by Bahman Farmanara
Starring Bahman Farmanara,
Roya Nonahali,
Firouz Behjat-Mohamadi,
Hossien Kasbian,
Reza Kianian,
Parivash Nazarieh,
Mahtaj Nojoomi,
Valiyollah Shirandami
Music by Ahmad Pejman
Release date
Running time
93 minutes
Language Persian

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

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