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Frontier Blues

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Synopsis

Frontier Blues takes place on Iran's northern frontier with Turkmenistan. It consists of 4 stories.

Alam is a 28 year-old Turkmen man who lives with his father and works in a chicken farm; Hassan is a 28 year-old Persian man who has a pet donkey and lives with his uncle; Kazem, is Hassan's uncle and he owns a clothing store but the clothes he tries to sell never seem to fit anyone; A 55 year-old Turkmen minstrel is the subject of a book of photography by a photographer from Tehran. His wife was stolen by a Sheppard in a green Mercedes many years ago.

Frontier Blues is the story of longing, waiting, remembering, desperate men and absent women.

Details

Year
2010
Type of film
Features
Running Time
95 mins
Format
35mm
Director
Babak Jalali 1st Feature
Producer
Ginevra Elkann, Homayoun Assadian
Co-Producer
Ginevra Elkann, Homayoun Assadian
Editor
Babak Jalali, Kambiz Saffari
Screenwriter
Babak Jalali
Director of Photography
Shahriar Assadi
Production Designer
Marjan Golzar
Sound
Maziar Razaghi
Music
Noaz Deshe
Principal Cast
Khajeh Araz Dordi, Mahmoud Kalteh, Abolfazl Karimi, Behzad Shahrivari, Karima Adebibe

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Production Company

Caspian Films
24A Roland Gardens
London SW7 3PL
UK

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