30.09. - 09.10.2021

The White Meadows Iran 2009 | 92 min | OV | Colour | FF 2009

Mohammad Rasoulof

MOHAMMAD RASOULOF (*1973) has already been a guest at FILMFEST HAMBURG several times, most recently in 2017 with "A Man of Integrity". Rasoulof has been imprisoned many times for his criticism of the regime. None of his films have ever been officially shown in Iran.

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In 2005 Mohammad Rasoulof won the Hamburg Film Critic’s Award for his film “Iron Island”. This time he presents a visually impressive fairy tale: an old tear collector rows across a salt lake, from one village to the next, to collect people’s sorrows and sins and bottles them in phials. The tragedies and remorse of his clients do not touch him. Even the boy who stows away on his ship to search his father on the other side of the lake leaves him cold. Until he falls into the lake… A metaphorical journey through white salt landscapes and human fates.
Original title: Keshtzarhaye Sepid
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Farsi
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Mohammad Rasoulof
Screenplay: Mohammad Rasoulof
Cast: Hasan Pourshirazi, Younes Ghazali, Mohammad Rabbani, Mohammad Shirvani
Producer: Mohammad Rasoulof
Director of Photography: Ebrahim Ghafouri
Music: Mohammadreza Darvishi
Production Design: Shahram Karimi
Editor: Jafar Panahi
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Format: 35 mm
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Production: rasaneh Agahan Tasvir, 3rd floor, 7 NO, fallah Alley, Majidien north st, Resalat, Ave., 1b719 Teheran, Iran, Tel: +9821228710013, email:


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