Filmfest 2012

German Age Rating

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From a black screen, a man and a woman are heard arguing and hurrying away from a house. Afterward, the screen radiates brilliant green countryside, traversed by a small black car. Subtitles relay a conversation by another man and woman, but now we hear no voices. Kamran and Sharareh, a deaf couple, are driving Sharareh’s young nephew, Arshia, back home to Tehran. Something terrible has happened. But the couple keep the news from Arshia, debating his future in a language not as private as they believe, and turning a car trip into a subtly humorous and deeply compassionate meditation on communication and emotional disability.

tags: Feature film

Cast: Kiomars Giti, Sharareh Pasha, Amir Hossein Maleki, Sahar Dolatshahi, Peyman Moaadi


Screenplay: Anahita Ghazvinizadeh

Director of Photography: Hamid Reza Ahmadi Ara

Film Editor: Hesam Eslami

Production Designer: Shadmehr Rastin

Costume Design: Siamak Karinejad

Sound: Vahid Moghadasi, Alireza Alavian

Producer: Behnaz Beski

Co-Producer: Javad Noruzbeigi

Director: Morteza Farshbaf