Documentaries Block II
(Documentaries Block II) Director: various, IR, 0000, Farsi / Czech and English subtitles, 106 min
The Trucker and the Fox
Suffering from bipolar disorder and inconsolable grief over the death of hisb pet fox – the star of his amateur short film –, a truck driver decides to shoot a donkey romance with a new fox cameo. The film is a loving portrait of the truck drivers who sit out in the car park to watch their colleague’s films of animal fables.
Blames and Flames
This courageously reflective essay revisits the history of the Iranian revolution as if it were the history of Iranian cinema. On the eve of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, when more than 130 cinemas were burnt to the ground, the characters abandon the screen and the people turn their cameras onto each other, taking centre stage in a rapidly unfolding drama which they direct themselves.