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FILM-2015

AYAN AND THE WHITE BALLOON

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AYAN AND THE WHITE BALLOON




Short film( doc-fiC )

Duration: 26 minutes

Year: 2015

World Premiere: 58TH INTERNATIONAL LEIPZIG FESTIVAL FOR DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATED FILM

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MILLENIUM International Documentary film festival,18-27 March,Brussels,Belgium -Section Young Belgian Directors

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MILLENIUM International Documentary film festival,18-27 March,Brussels,Belgium -Section Young Belgian Directors


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inconnu film festival,Paris,France,April 2016


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FEST: New directors,New films festival, Espinho,Portugal,20-26 June 2016


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Kassel Dokfest, 15-20 November 2016,Kassel,Germany


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Short Synopsis:



The white balloon goes back to her home country, Iran, after 5 years living in Europe and asks her old friends to play in her film:

A bribery scene where the police finds alcoholic drinks while investigating their car at an unexpected checkpoint.

They have to pay the bribery to get rid of the police and continue their journey to the North of Iran for holidays.

The white balloon wished to show a spontaneous collaboration in such troublesome moments.

To her surprise, her friends seem reluctant to help her, blaming her of making a cliché for Europeans.

Frustrated of having to insist, she gets into a fight with her best friend Ayan and suddenly pushes her from the roof, but…





en français


Après 5 années passées en Europe, le ballon blanc rentre en Iran, son pays natal. Elle demande à ses amis de jouer dans son film :

une scène de corruption suite à une fouille imprévue de leur voiture par la police et de la découverte de bouteilles d’alcool.

Ils doivent verser un pot-de-vin pour se débarrasser de la police et pouvoir continuer leur voyage vers le Nord de l’Iran.

Le ballon blanc souhaitait montrer la collaboration spontanée dans un moment pénible comme celui-ci.

À sa plus grande surprise, ses amis sont réticents à l’aider, lui reprochant de reproduire un cliché à destination du public européen.

Frustrée de devoir insister, elle commence à se battre avec sa meilleure amie Ayan, qu’elle pousse brusquement d’un toit. Mais…





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