Original name: (Dasht-E Khamoush/دشت خاموش)

Drama, 102 min, 2020,  Iran

Director & Writer: Ahmad Bahrami

Producer: Saeed Bashiri

Cast: Ali bagheri, Farrokh Nemati, Mahdieh Nassaj, Touraj Alvand, Majid Farhang


A remote brick manufacture factory produces bricks in an ancient way.

Many families with different ethnicities work in the factory and the boss seems to hold the key to

solving their problems. Forty-year-old Lotfollah, who has been born on-site, is the factory supervisor and acts as go-between for the workers and the boss.

Director’s Profile:

Born on 22nd December 1972 in Shahryar – Iran, Ahmad Bahrami holds BA in Cinema (Directing) from Soureh University. He has made few short films before directing long-length films. He has also written, directed and produced some second feature film he has written and directed.

Festivals & Awards:

*WINNER, Venice Film Festival 2020 (Orizzonti Competition Section), Winner of Best Film Award, Winner of FIPRESCI Award – Winner of FAI Foundation Award)

– Hong Kong International Film Festival (2021)

*Premiere Status: Australian Premiere