Bardou is a 16-year-old teenager who has recently lost his father lives in arid lands along with his sick mother and his younger brother. He tries to convince his mother to leave their home and grave of his father in order to move to the village to have access to medical care.
Pirouz Kalantari (*1953 in Teheran) gehört seit Jahrzehnten zu den wichtigsten iranischen Dokumentarfilmern; zuletzt entstanden „Kahrizak, Four Views“ (zusammen mit Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, Mohsen Amiryusefi und Bahman Kiarostami) sowie „If There Were Not the Aged-People“ (beide 2012).
Tennessee Williams’ „Die Glasmenagerie“ im Iran: Die alleinerziehende Farideh sorgt immer noch für ihre erwachsenen Kinder, die den Lebensalltag nicht meistern können: die gehbehinderte Yalda träumt inmitten ihrer Sammlung aus Glasfigürchen, der Bruder Ehsan verbringt sein Leben im Kino. Dann taucht Reza auf…
The Lady with Flower-Hair is a woman of forty, on whose hair have grown a set of carnations. She was different even from childhood. She now lives alone. She is preoccupied with the flowers on her hair but the co-existence of two beings with absolutely nothing in common is bound to cause discomfort for one of them.
Mina, the director, is a girl from Shiraz who gets married in order to move to Tehran. Influenced by her own life, she decides to make a documentary about the girls nationwide who, like Azar, move to Tehran (the capital) to start an independent life away from their families’ watchful eyes and restrictions.