Going By - 2001

Directed by Iraj Karimi

Four separate carloads of people travel from Tehran to northern Iran. The movie centers around the conversations that take place within each car and the chance circumstances under which the separate travelers' paths cross. The movie marks the first time behind the camera for long-time film critic Iraj Karimi.

Color, 1 hour 26 minutes, Farsi

Original Title: Az Kenar-e-ham Mi Gozarim

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Star Rating


Never Ranked

Cast


Fariba Kamran Jaleh
Mehran Rajabi Hearse Driver
Shahrokh Forutanian Father
Nazanin Farahani Second Woman
Seyyed Ebrahim Emadi Farmer
Mehrdad Mohtashami Aras's Father
Shahnam Shahabi Behzad
Sepanta Samandarian Sepanta
Aras Hodai Aras
Ali Asghar Mirzaei Man with Tire

Crew


Writer Iraj Karimi
Director Iraj Karimi
Producer Hossein Zandbaf
Director of Photography Kazem Shahbazi
Sound Recordist Yadollah Najafi
Editor Hossein Zandbaf
Sound Mixer Mohammad Haghighi
Music Peiyman Yazdanian

Pictures


The movie opens with a film crew shooting a hearse as it makes its way down a country road.

The movie opens with a film crew shooting a hearse as it makes its way down a country road.

Young Aras (Aras Hodai) reads anything he can get his hands on, including a script that he finds on the set of the film.

Young Aras (Aras Hodai) reads anything he can get his hands on, including a script that he finds on the set of the film.

The recently widowed Jaleh (Fariba Kamran) travels with the former mistress of her husband. The two learned of one another at the funeral and somehow manage a trip together to remember the deceased.

The recently widowed Jaleh (Fariba Kamran) travels with the former mistress of her husband. The two learned of one another at the funeral and somehow manage a trip together to remember the deceased.

The driver of the hearse (Mehran Rajabi), who volunteered his vehicle for the film, now makes his way north as well. He tells his grieving passenger of his former job as a Tehran cab driver and the advantages of driving a hearse, 'now my passenger sits still and silent.'

The driver of the hearse (Mehran Rajabi), who volunteered his vehicle for the film, now makes his way north as well. He tells his grieving passenger of his former job as a Tehran cab driver and the advantages of driving a hearse, "now my passenger sits still and silent."

The old man and his cargo.

The old man and his cargo.

A wide shot of the countryside as the widow and mistress speak on the merits of painting landscapes versus portraits.

A wide shot of the countryside as the widow and mistress speak on the merits of painting landscapes versus portraits.

The father (Shahrokh Forutanian) questions his older son Behzad's choice to become a film critic, 'have you ever thought that they would not give much money for sitting and swearing at movies?'

The father (Shahrokh Forutanian) questions his older son Behzad's choice to become a film critic, "have you ever thought that they would not give much money for sitting and swearing at movies?"

Putting her portrait drawing skills to the test.

Putting her portrait drawing skills to the test.

A quiet family meal.

A quiet family meal.

Sketching the scene.

Sketching the scene.

DVD


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