The Need -1991

Directed by Ali Reza Davoudnejad

Ali (Ali Suri), whose father was killed in the war, insists that he work despite his mother's objections that he stay in school. After a difficult foray into construction, he gets the chance to apprentice at a print shop if he can prove himself a better fit than a rival candidate.

Color, 1 hour 21 minutes, Farsi

Original Title: Niaz

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Star Rating


Firouzan Rank # 30

Cast


Ali Suri Ali
Tarahom Fathi Reza
Mohammad Reza Davoudnejad Mansour
Shohreh Lorestani Mother
Ezatollah Solhju Mehraban Mashd Yadollah

Crew


Writer Ali Akbar Ghazi Nezam
Director Ali Reza Davoudnejad
Director of Photography Hossein Maleki
Sound Recordist Parviz Abnar
Hossein Ghafouri
Yadollah Najafi
Editor Mohammad Reza Moini
Sound Mixer Ahmad Kalantari
Amir Hossein Khasemi
Music Mohammad Reza Aligholi

Pictures


Ali and his mother (Shohreh Lorestani) argue over his entering the workforce during a power outage.

Ali and his mother (Shohreh Lorestani) argue over his entering the workforce during a power outage.

Ali convinces his neighbor Yadollah (Ezatollah Solhju Mehraban) to take him to his construction site.

Ali convinces his neighbor Yadollah (Ezatollah Solhju Mehraban) to take him to his construction site.

Struggling with manual labor.

Struggling with manual labor.

All parties promised the job at the print house agree to a trial period so it can be decided who is better for the job.

All parties promised the job at the print house agree to a trial period so it can be decided who is better for the job.

Ali's rival Reza suggests the two fight after work to settle the matter.

Ali's rival Reza suggests the two fight after work to settle the matter.

A jogger finds the boys fighting and tries to take them to the authorities.

A jogger finds the boys fighting and tries to take them to the authorities.

After the two escape from possible arrest, they become friends.

After the two escape from possible arrest, they become friends.

Quizzing the candidates on printmaking.

Quizzing the candidates on printmaking.

Ali sees that Reza's living situation is even worse than his own.

Ali sees that Reza's living situation is even worse than his own.

At his new job.

At his new job.

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