Iran 2017 – Director: Hesam Eslami – Original language: Persian – Subtitles: English

Adolescence in Teheran – not so easy when you are a small-time criminal, the police are hot on your tail and your gang is falling apart. For six years the director follows his protagonist Eshan by day and night – out stealing and in court – until he finds a “new gang”: his own family.

English/Original Title: MOTAHAMIN DAYERE BISTOM. Writer: Nasim Marashi, Ehsan Lotfi. Camera: Mehdi Azadi. Sound: Hossein Ghorchian, Ahmad Afshar. Editing: Mehdi Jabinshenas. Production: DEFC. Producer: Hesam Eslami. Length: 73 min.

#coming of age #Middle East