IRAN 30 MIN, 2021
A 14-years-old teenager run away from his addicted father's house because he makes him live in a orphanage.Now he is trying hard to find his unseen mother even for once.Besides,he does not have a national Id card and this has caused many problems in his daily life.
MOHAMMAD SADEQ ESMAEELI
Filmmaker, researcher and writer with over 10 years of experience in directing short or documentaries and an M.A degree in TV production. In his movies, prefers to focus on social issues within his native country of Iran.
I live in Kerman, which is located on south east of Iran, one of problems in my town is identity crisis. So, I Selected it. This issue has been one of his main concerns, as his previous film also was made around the matter. The filmmaker lives in the Middle East, a place where freedom violations happen on a daily basis. Not having a national ID card is global, widespread and serious crisis, especially for illegal refugees and immigrants. This crisis can deprive an individual of his/her most simple rights. So, the filmmaker believes that this film can have its own potential audience. Besides, the emotional trend of the film is so strong that it can surely attracts the viewer’s attention
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