It's Winter

Zemestan

Dir. Rafi Pitts

Iran 2006 | Colour | 78 mins | Cert 12 | Drama

Cast: Mitra Hadjar, Ali Nicsolat, Saeed Orkani

A man loses his job and decides to find employment abroad, leaving behind his wife and daughter. Months pass and his family hear no word from him. Meanwhile, a stranger arrives in town in search of work and his eyes wander to the beautiful young woman whom he hears no longer has a husband. This tender film narrates the struggle to survive of a generation torn between wanting to leave its country yet bound by blood to home.

Available on: DVD

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