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SHORTS IN COMPETITION: NARRATIVE

ANGELS DIE IN THE SOIL

Directed by Babak Amini
SHORT NARRATIVE 30 Minutes North American Premiere
FILM GUIDE ANGELS DIE IN THE SOIL

An Iraqi-Kurdish girl earns a living for her ill father by selling the bones of Iranian soldiers martyred during the Iran-Iraq war. One day she stumbles on a terrorist incident involving an American soldier on her way back home, and she decides to try to help him.

About the Director(s)

Babak Amini (b. 1978, Iranian Kurdistan) went to school in Tehran and graduated with a philosophy degree. He worked for 10 years assisting director Bahman Ghobadi on A Time for Drunken Horses, Turtles Can Fly, and Half Moon.


Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Narrative
  • Year:
    2007
  • Length:
    30 minutes
  • Language:
    Kurdish
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    North American
Cast & Credits
  • Principal Cast:
    Donya Ghobadi, Pedram Seyfuri
  • Screenwriter/Producer:
    Babak Amini
  • Editor:
    Mahsoomeh Shahazari
  • Director of Photography:
    Meisam Riahl
  • Sound Recorder:
    Vahid Hajilooi
  • Music:
    Shahram Alimohammadi
  • Producer:
    Babak Amini

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