Experiencing Interruptions?


A retrospective conservator has been put under pressure by a mysterious sweeper to purge his whole memory of a former emotional relationship which somehow is connected with the history of Iran. If he does not succeed, the sweeper will imprison him in his worst memory.

  • Pouya Batebi
  • Pouya Batebi
  • Pouya Batebi
  • Behnam Hassanpour
    Key Cast
    "The conservator "
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Feature, Short
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    2,500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
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Director Biography - Pouya Batebi

POUYA BATEBI is an independent filmmaker who was born on February 1991 in Tehran. He has graduated from Iranian National School of Cinema in Tehran, Iran. He also did an M.A. in dramatic literature in Tarbiat Modares University. He has worked as scriptwriter, director and film critic since 2016. Considering POUYA BATEBI's educational and research background in dramatic literature and film research, some elements like Iranian myths, legends and history have always been considered as inspirations of his scenarios. Furthermore, he has tried to demonstrate forementioned themes by experimental attempts in different fields containing narrative, visual and vocal structures

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Director Statement

How would picture and sound illustrate repetition of endless cycles of a conservator who is suffering from OCD? How should story, narrative, montage and cinematography be affected by this idea?