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Motherland

Synopsis: 

Motherland is a metaphor for the savior resurrection myths. It has a critical perspective of our ‎world and Deals with human betrayals. In the film, David (refers to the savior) ‎regained ‎consciousness ‎from coma. He leaves the hospital to find his mother but she is not ‎there. ‎His sister, "Sarah" doesn’t ‎give him a clear answer to their mother's absence.‎ Eventually, ‎‎"Djalal" (as Dajjal) tells him his ‎mother is dead. However, it’s not the truth‎ but David finds ‎everything lost and nothing he can do as the savior because of his relatives' sins. But hope remains ‎alive.‎

Runtime: 
00:11:06
English subtitle: 
Yes

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Information for the Audience: 

Motherland is a metaphor for the savior resurrection myths. It has a critical perspective of our ‎world and Deals with human betrayals. In the film, David (refers to the savior) ‎regained ‎consciousness ‎from coma. He leaves the hospital to find his mother but she is not ‎there. ‎His sister, "Sarah" doesn’t ‎give him a clear answer to their mother's absence.‎ Eventually, ‎‎"Djalal" (as Dajjal) tells him his ‎mother is dead. However, it’s not the truth‎ but David finds ‎everything lost and nothing he can do as the savior because of his relatives' sins. But hope remains ‎alive.    ‎

Screenings / Awards: 

Lost River Film Festival (USA) / Skiptown Playhouse Los Angeles Film Festival (USA) ‎‎/ Wallachia Film Festival (Norway) / International Shorts Film Festival (Australia) / ‎Transparent Film Festival (USA) /Settimo Short Film Festival (Italy)/ John Abraham ‎Film Festival (India) / Indogma Film Festival (India) / Erie International Film ‎Festival (USA) / 12 months Film Festival (Norway) ‎

Directed by: 
Baset Zandi
Writing credits: 
Baset Zandi
Cast: 
Pedram Zamani as David ‎ ‎Yeganeh Mamourian as Sarah ‎ Hossein Ahmadi as Djalal ‎
Produced by: 
Baset Zandi
Cinematography by: 
Mohammad Naseri
Film Editing by: 
Mahmood Nouri Baset Zandi
Casting by: 
Baset Zandi
Production Design by: 
Sayeh Aghaei
Art Direction by: 
Sayeh Aghaei
Set Decoration by: 
Baset Zandi
Costume Design by: 
Baset Zandi
Makeup Department: 
Farzaneh Hossein Khani
Production Management: 
Behnam Zandi
Other crew: 
Sound Mixer Farhad Mirmohammad Sadeghi
Release Date: 
Monday, August 26, 2019
Total votes: 1021

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