Film about the lives of people in Lorestan, Iran.
The film follows a blind young man in Lorestan who spends his summer alone in his village while everyone else has moved under the mountain away from the heat. He waits for cars next to the road in hopes that they will give him money. While trying to find a car that passed him one day he finds a water stream by accident and the calmness of its environment makes him seek refuge there every day. But the seasons change and after the first rain, the small stream turns into a big body of water and the young man is left with nowhere to bring him happiness every day.
The story follows an old man and a young boy who dig a well together. The boy digs the well from the bottom and the old man sits at the top and empties the dirt that he pulls up in a bucket
An old man in a dust covered old house sings a song and goes about his day, walking around and cleaning. Sudden loud sounds from outside throw him into a frenzy. Unable to tell whether it’s the sound of war, a celebration, laughter or shouts of agony, he barricades himself in his house and takes refuge in his basement where he continues to sing his song again.
The story follows a little girl named “Dokhtar Bas” who catches a frog for her mother to cut open and put on her father’s infected knee injury. The next day the wound is disinfected and her father goes back to work in the wilderness. Dokhtar Bas looks at the dried up corpse of the frog and asks her mother if her father is truly healed now. Later in an attempt to revive the frog she first puts it in water, then catches another frog and like her mother cuts it open and places it on the dead frog’s corpse, tying them together. Checking the bandaged bundle the next morning she discovers two dead frogs and she asks her mother again whether her father really is completely healed now.
The film follows a group of children living in the same alley. The garbage truck arrives every day disrupting their dreams. The sleepy children are forced to take the garbage out every time and play in the alley after the garbage are taken. The garbage truck stops coming to their alley, allowing them to finally sleep and dream for longer but also results in the neighbours throwing garbage in the alley, stopping the children from playing together.
Total Pages: 292