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The cold relationship between a married couple takes a turn for the better;
The film narrates the life of a couple. From the dialogue in the film, it is implied that the husband gets a headache and the doctor recommends him to do a handstand against the wall for a few minutes
The film starts from the scene where the husband is doing the handstand against the wall.
Meanwhile, he imagines himself in place of his wife, and this image is shown in the film. The imaginary male wife enters the house while getting little attention from the imaginary female husband. The wife is pregnant and tells the story to the husband. The husband gets upset and saddened by this. The male wife has to go through her pregnancy alone and no one is her side. When she gets a big belly, she goes to a gynecologist for the last time and she encounters several women with different problem‏. As she gets back to home, the man is done with his handstand and gives his wife a warm welcome. It looks like a better romantic relationship has begun.

  • Project Title (Original Language):
    مورچه خوار
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Feature, Short, Student, Television, Other
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
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  • Student Project:
  • DC Independent Film Festival
    United States
  • FCI 5th Annual International Invisible Film Festival 2016

    United States
Director Biography - MAJID REZA

Born in Iran in 1975. Majid Reza Dehghani Tafti holds a master's degree in computer engineering and has been making films with 8 mm films since the age of 16. He has made about 30 short films, some of which have won awards at domestic festivals. One of his most important films is "Is It Raining?", Which he participated in several foreign festivals, and that film has also been broadcast on the French television channel "Canal Plus". "Like a Red Fish" (2013) and "Ghali" (2013) have also been shown several times on Iranian national television and broadcast on the home network. FCI 2016 Film Festival Schedule, GEOFILMFESTIVAL and EXPOCINEMA accepted

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