Dilovar SOLTANOV (MAKHMALBAF FILM HOUSE), Maysam MAKHMALBAF (MAKHMALBAF FILM HOUSE)
1992. Somewhere in the former Soviet Union. The bitter depths of winter. A man enters a lowlife bar. He sits and observes, not speaking. Gradually, the silent presence of this mysterious stranger begins to disturb the other customers - thieves, prostitutes, lunatics and two very young children, a brother and sister selling pistachio nuts. When the bar closes, and the man walks out into the freezing night towards a shocking revelation.