Middle Eastern Stories: Father


Director: Reza Daghagh
Writer: Reza Daghagh
Director of Photography: Vahid Biouteh
Editing: Reza Daghagh
Producers: Reza Daghagh, Farshad Ghaani
Country of Production: Islamic Republic of Iran
Duration: 18 min
Production Year: 2022
Language: English
Subtitles: Greek

Cast: Behzad Khalaj


A father plans to flee with his infant away from his war-torn country. He tries to flee in hiding and cross the border in a container. But there are other refugees there and this makes it difficult for him to achieve his goal, to the point where unexpected events happen to him and the other refugees.


Reza Daghagh

Reza Daghagh was born in 1988 in Mashhad, Iran. He has lived in Tehran since 2016. She graduated in film editing from the University of Applied Science and Technology in 2012. He started his career as an editor in 2006 and edited many shorts, feature films and documentaries such as "Elephant Bird", "The dolls Game", "Requinto" etc. He has also directed several music videos and television commercials. In 2016 he directed his first short film "Death time". "Middle Eastern Stories: Father" is his second short film as director, producer and writer and was completed in January 2022.