Angels Die in the Soil

Shorts in Competition: Narrative

North American Premiere

Iran | 30 MINUTES

ANGELS DIE IN THE SOIL

An Iraqi-Kurdish girl earns a living for her ill father by selling the bones of Iranian soldiers martyred during the Iran-Iraq war. One day she stumbles on a terrorist incident involving an American soldier on her way back home, and she decides to try to help him.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Babak Amini

Babak Amini (b. 1978, Iranian Kurdistan) went to school in Tehran and graduated with a philosophy degree. He worked for 10 years assisting director Bahman Ghobadi on A Time for Drunken Horses, Turtles Can Fly, and Half Moon.



Editor
Mahsoomeh Shahazari
Principal Cast
Donya Ghobadi, Pedram Seyfuri
Director of Photography
Meisam Riahl
Sound Recorder
Vahid Hajilooi
Producer
Babak Amini
Screenwriter/Producer
Babak Amini
Music
Shahram Alimohammadi