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Short | Fiction | Mystery | 2014 | Iran | 6 mins

A young man is waiting beside a wall. He walks, smokes and eats a cake to pass the useless time. As he is staring at the cake wrapper a vehicle stops and leaves a bag on the street.

Written and Directed by Khashayar Rahimi
Cast: Edmon Orahi
Cinematography by Khashayar Rahimi, Kimia Hendi
Edited by Khashayar Rahimi
Music by Kevin MacLeod
Still Photographer: Maryam Abroon

General Info

Completed: February 2014 | Premiere Date: 26 May 2014 | Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction | Country of Origin: Iran

Technical Specs

Runtime: 6 min | Sound Mix:  Stereo | Color: Color | Aspect Ratio: 16:9 | Camera:  Canon EOS 7D


The project was originally shot as a student project for "Basics of Directing" course.

Written in a month and shot in one day.

Awards & Festivals

Nahal Student Film Festival | Tehran, Iran | Runner-Up
38 Student Film Festival
 | Tehran, Iran | Winner Special Jury Award
Phoenix Film Festival | Melbourne, Australia| Runner-Up
39th Elche International Independent Film Festival | Elche, Spain | Semi-Finalist