one of Irans most talented young filmmakers comes this sensitive drama about
two lost souls who run a lowly gas station in a deserted area of Iran.
and his new assistant struggle to eke out a living with their gas station. With
few customers and little in common, they spend most of their time alone except
for occasional visits by the local postman. Despite their apparent loneliness,
the three men dream of romance and are driven to pursue impossible
With its visually stunning
black and white cinematography and off-kilter compositions, A FEW KILOS OF DATES
FOR A FUNERAL is stylishly directed by award-winning newcomer Saman Salur. His
clever mix of drama with black humor paints a
fresh face on the cinema of Iran.