Letters in the Wind - 2002

Directed by Ali Reza Amini

A naive young soldier is entrusted with the duty of relaying tape recorded messages to his fellow soldiers' families while he is on furlough in the city.

Color, 1 hour 16 minutes, Farsi

Original Title: Nameha-ye Baad

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Cast


Mohammad Taghi Hashemi Taghi
Faramouz Hashemzadeh Faramouz

Crew


Writer Ali Reza Amini
Keivan Nakhaei
Director Ali Reza Amini
Producer Habibollah Kasehsaz
Director of Photography Bayram Fazli
Sound Recordist Mohammad Reza Delpaak
Editor Ali Reza Amini
Behnaz Norolahi
Sound Mixer Mohammad Reza Delpaak

Pictures


The new recruits barely know how to march let alone stand at attention properly.

The new recruits barely know how to march let alone stand at attention properly.

In a scene reminiscent of Stanley Kubrick's 'Full Metal Jacket,' the recruits get mandatory haircuts.

In a scene reminiscent of Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," the recruits get mandatory haircuts.

Taghi (Mohammad Taghi Hashemi) finds comfort in his audio recordings.

Taghi (Mohammad Taghi Hashemi) finds comfort in his audio recordings.

The loud-mouthed and short-tempered Faramouz (Faramouz Hashemzadeh) is easily provoked by a careless bunkmate's dangling foot.

The loud-mouthed and short-tempered Faramouz (Faramouz Hashemzadeh) is easily provoked by a careless bunkmate's dangling foot.

Taghi earns his right to a furlough by successfully holding his gun one-handed for thirty seconds.

Taghi earns his right to a furlough by successfully holding his gun one-handed for thirty seconds.

Many of the soldiers record messages to their families so Taghi can relay them while in the city.

Many of the soldiers record messages to their families so Taghi can relay them while in the city.

Taghi begins fulfilling his mission but finds some aspects more difficult than others.

Taghi begins fulfilling his mission but finds some aspects more difficult than others.

Taghi wanders aimlessly, recording the sounds of the city.

Taghi wanders aimlessly, recording the sounds of the city.

'The world captures me.'

"The world captures me."

The conscripts, most of whom come from rural villages, excitingly gather around to hear Taghi's recordings of the big city.

The conscripts, most of whom come from rural villages, excitingly gather around to hear Taghi's recordings of the big city.

After a snap inspection, the tape recorder is discovered.

After a snap inspection, the tape recorder is discovered.

DVD


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