The Souvenir

In the faraway village of Kurdistan, One boy orders something from the city and wants to treat his mother's headache by it but some events happen.

  • Bakhtiar Khalili
    Director
  • Bakhtiar Khalili
    Writer
  • Hozeh Honari of Kurdistan Province
    Producer
  • Kat Film Distribution Agency
    Producer
  • Soraya Ibrahimi
    Key Cast
    "Mother"
  • Farzin Ibrahimi
    Key Cast
    "Son"
  • Bakhtiar Khalili
    Key Cast
    "Vendor"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 1, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    2,750 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language:
    Kurdish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Shiraz Payame Noor University
Distribution Information
  • Kat Film Distribution Agency ( Bakhtiar Khalili )
    Country: Iran, Islamic Republic of
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Bakhtiar Khalili

Bakhtiar Khalili is from Iran, Kurdistan province, Sanandaj city. He is 34 years old. He graduated from the university and his major was English Literature, now he is a Master English Literature student in Shiraz Payame Noor University,Iran and he has worked art for 10 years. He can speak English and French. His majors in art are Cinema, Theater and Music actually He is an Actor and he played in the short and feature movies and Local TV series. This is third short movie that He made it. In 2018, the Daria! Magazine introduced him as a young actor in the part of Rising Star.

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Director Statement

We should look the life as a child who wants to do everything even he or she doesn't do completely. In the world of the childhood, everything is simple they are happy or not. The relationship of between mother and son are always interesting and I want to show it. Even though the mothers are sick or sad and they are illness , they love their children. In my opinion, the mothers are the angel of the earth. If we live like a child , we will enjoy in the world and everything will be interesting for us. If we live like a mother, we will distribute kindness and love to the world. if we live like both of them, what will happen ?