Private Project


in 1986 during the war between Iran and Iraq in the southwest of the country, a farmer named Houshang lived in a desert village in the northeast of the country with his father, son, and wife. because of the Drought, the village suffered from a shortage of water. Houshange endeavored to convince the villagers to stay in the village and Dissuade them from migrating to the city. after her mother`s death, he decided to correct the Kariz (qanat) with the help of villagers. no one came for help. he didn`t want to give up he didn't want to leave his hometown. finally, he went inside the Kariz to repair it by himself, and in the end, he was buried alive under the ground.

  • Mohammad Reza Cheshomi
  • Mohammad Reza Cheshomi
  • Reza Bighashi
  • Mohammad Hasan Cheshomi
  • Hadi Ghelichipur
    Key Cast
  • Hosein Ghayebi
    Key Cast
  • Sadra Shahabi
    Key Cast
  • Reza Bighashi
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Feature, Short, Other
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Director Biography - Mohammad Reza Cheshomi

MohammadReza was born in small city in Iran called Sabzevar. He studded civil engineer for 4 years at bachelor and then he started to know about art and cinema. finally he accept in kamalolmolk art university in cinema field. he played some roles in theater.he worked as sound in film industry.

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Director Statement

My homeland is where I have a loved one under the ground