An Afghan man and his wife want to cross the borders illegally and reach Europe. After bearing many hardships and the trafficker’s criticisms, it is time to give birth in a sensitive border situation where the police are around them. When everyone should be quiet; suddenly, the woman starts moaning; her moaning leads to putting other’s lives in jeopardy and inflames migrants’ protests. Meanwhile, the trafficker threatens that if the woman does not calm down, he will kill her. After a long conflict, suddenly, the baby is born, but the woman dies. The man is deeply shocked due to his wife’s death; when he becomes aware, he finds himself alone with a baby and an abandoned corpse. He discovers that other migrants have left him and his wife’s corpse without notice.

Credits

  • Mohammad Reza Mohammadi: Director, Nazpari
  • Mohammad Reza Mohammadi: Writer, Nazpari
  • Mohammad Reza Mohammadi: Producer, Nazpari
  • Roghaye Nikoo: Key Cast
  • Mostafa Teymor Lakzaian: Key Cast
  • Milad Zarei: Key Cast
  • Reza Didar: Director of Photography
  • Morteza Ghayoor: Sound Mixer
  • Hadi Sheibani: Editor
  • Salman Abouzar: Sound Designer

Specifications

  • Project Type: Short
  • Genres: Drama
  • Runtime: 21 minutes 59 seconds
  • Completion Date: August 1, 2022
  • Production Budget: 5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin: Afghanistan
  • Country of Filming: Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language: Persian
  • Shooting Format: Digital 4K
  • Aspect Ratio: 16.9
  • Film Color: Color