When the lights stop flashing

We all run in some extend by our unconsciousness. Life could easily becomes a loop of habits and chores which we repeat without reviewing them realistically.

This film tells its story through an old man subconscious point of view. The night he finds this loop and encounters with what blocks his consciousness to discover the reality and how fearfully he goes through a maze of getting conscious.

  • Pedram Khoshbakht
  • Pedram Khoshbakht
  • Pedram Khoshbakht
  • Naser Khoshbakht
    Key Cast
  • Ali H.Mianji
    Original Music
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Narrative, Mystery
  • Runtime:
    19 minutes 53 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 15, 2012
  • Production Budget:
    3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Iran, Islamic Republic of
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Canada Shorts - Canadian & International Short Film Festival
    Canadian & International Short Film Festival
    Merit Awards
Director Biography - Pedram Khoshbakht

He started his career in 2000 as a film editor in Iran. Since then he has worked on tens of films, TV shows, music videos and commercials. He was nominated two times as the best film editor and one time for his very short film as the best director in different film festivals in Iran. He moved to Canada in 2010 and continued his career as an independent filmmaker and freelance film editor.

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