The Wasteland

Local title
Tühermaa
Original title
Dashte khamoush
Director
Ahmad Bahrami
Country
Iran
Year
2020
Festival
24th Black Nights Film Festival
Programme
CURRENT WAVES
Genre
/mängufilm/

A remote brick manufacture factory produces bricks in an ancient way. Many families with different ethnicities work in the factory and the boss seems to hold the key to solving their problems. Forty-year-old Lotfollah, who has been born on-site, is the factory supervisor and acts as go-between for the workers and the boss. Boss has Lotfollah gather all the workers in front of his office. He wants to talk to them about the shutdown of the factory.

All that matters now to Lotfollah is to keep Sarvar unharmed, the woman he has been in love with for a long time.

Mihkel Möölman

Director
Ahmad Bahrami
Screenwriter
Ahmad Bahrami
Cast
Ali Bagheri, Farrokh Nemati, Mahdieh Nassaj, Touraj Alvand, Majid Farhang
Producer
Saeed Bashiri
DoP
Masoud Amini Tirani
Editor
Sara Yavari
Runtime
Language
Kurdish, Turkish, Persian

Screenings

Hall 2 Kino Artis Tallinn
Screening011602 / Tühermaa
SubtitlesEnglish
Screening duration
Hall 2 Kino Artis Tallinn
Screening061603 / Tühermaa
SubtitlesEnglish
Screening duration
Hall 4 LUXE Coca-Cola Plaza Tallinn
Screening140302 / Tühermaa
SubtitlesEnglish
Screening duration
Trailer