DAF

By Bahman GHOBADI

MÎTOSFILM - as PROD

unknown - Completed 2003


    • Year of production
    • 2003
    • Genres
    • unknown
    • Countries
    • IRAN
    • Duration
    • 30 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Bahman GHOBADI
    • Producer(s)
    • Mehmet AKTAS (mîtosfilm)
    • Synopsis
    • A village in Kurdistan near the border with Iraq.
Faegh works with his wife and children making musical instruments called dafs. A daf is a famous Iranian musical instrument made from sheep's hide that has a special connotation for Kurds.The processes for making these instruments are as interesting as they are bizarre.Faegh and his family try to sell them for a little money, and they live in absolute poverty.
The film shows the pattern of life of this out of the ordinary family whose survival depends upon music. With the help of the music, we enter the life of this strange family.
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