Essie Davis, Scott Foundas, Majid Majidi, Laura Hastings-Smith, Gillian Armstrong and Nansun Shi - Monday 16th June 2008 at Sydney Film Festival Sydney Film Prize at the Sydney Film Festival 2008 at Sydney Opera House Sydney, Australia
This is where Baran begins, at a construction site mostly functioning on illegal Afghani immigrants, supervised by the kind but frugal Memar (Mohammad Reza Naji). He hires them because they are cheap and work hard, though government officials are constantly popping by to squash the use of this labor force. Iran isn't the richest country either, and the stream of immigrants grows everyday.
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