Tardid (Persian: تردید) lit. Doubt is a 2009 Iranian Crystal Simorgh-winning film directed by Varuzh Karim Masihi. It is an adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Made after 17 years, Tardid is Karim Masihi's second feature film after Parde-ye Akhar (The Last Act).
The theatrical poster
|Directed by||Varuzh Karim Masihi|
|Produced by||Saeed Sa'di|
|Screenplay by||Varuzh Karim Masihi|
|Starring||Bahram Radan |
Alireza Shoja Noori
|Music by||Ali Samadpoor|
|Edited by||Varuzh Karim-Masihi|
Siavash Roozbehan is a young man and he has lost his father after his mysterious suicide. His uncle is managing his father's wealth. He is in love with his cousin Mahtab whose father is his uncle's councilor. Siavash gradually realizes that his uncle is going to marry his mother. After some days he also sees a lot of similarities between his own life and of Shakespeare's Hamlet. He goes to Garo, his best friend, and they try to change the end of the tragic story.
- Note: Because most of main characters in the film have a reference in Hamlet play the names in the parentheses are given for a better understanding of the film plot and are the external reference to Hamlet characters.
- Bahram Radan as Siavash Roozbehan - Hamlet
- Taraneh Alidoosti as Mahtab - Ophelia
- Alireza Shoja Noori as Siavash's uncle - Claudius
- Hamed Komeili as Garo - Horatio
- Mahtab Keramati as Varjavand
- Mohammad Moti' as Anvari - Polonius
- Atash Garakani as Mah Tal'at - Gertrude
- Anoushirvan Arjmand as Khalife
- Farrokh Nemati as Inspector
- Mahmood Pakniat as Uncle Matin
- Kaveh Kavian as Samsami
- Omid Roohani as Dr. Bonyadi
- ": Iranian Movie DataBase خلاصه داستان فيلم ترديد :". Sourehcinema.com. Retrieved 2014-06-03.