ATLAN

By Moein KARIMODDINI

DOCUMENTARY AND EXPERIMENTAL FILM CENTER (DEFC) - as SALES All rights, World / PROD

Documentary - Completed 2014

In Turkmen language, Atlan means "mount a horse and depart".
Horse is the most important element in the life of Iranian Turkmen.
That's why courses are some of the most significant social events in their land, Turkmen Sahara.
Turkmen Sahara is a region in north eastern Iran and is homeland to Iranian Turkmen.
Ali is a Turkman with his life, like many of his peers', intertwined with courses. Now his wedding depends on his success in courses.
This documentary film is about Iranian horses.

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Zurich FF 2015
New World View
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • IRAN
    • Languages
    • PERSIAN
    • Duration
    • 70 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Moein KARIMODDINI
    • Synopsis
    • Ali is a Turkman horse trainer. Horses are his life. Ilhan is the name of the horse that has won him so many prizes. Ali is planning to use Ilhan's and his other horses' awards money to pay for his wedding. But not everything goes favorably in a course. Ilhan gets in an unexpected condition and Ali needs to fight for Ilhan's championship.This documentary film is about Iranian horses.
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