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A Few Kilos of Dates for a Funeral (2006)
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A Few Kilos of Dates for a Funeral (2006)
Original name: Chand kilo khorma baraye marassem-e tadfin
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film is set around three protagonists. Two run a gas station on the outskirts of town, on a road that gets next to no traffic anymore, and so they get next to no customers. They live and work out of a decrepit van on site, its windows covered in plastic. Sadry is a former strongman, now blind in one eye. He is the boss of the station. Yadi is his eager to please assistant, who usually annoys more than pleases. Finally there is the postman, Abbas, who longs to trade in his break-less bicycle for a motorcycle, while he must care for his mentally ill brother.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, gloomy, talky
Plot: friendship, friends, partners, realism, workplace, iranian, love, one eyed man, gas station, workplace situations, dog, motorcycle, death, photographer, lie, massage, necrophilia, postman, necklace, soccer match, talking to the dead
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran

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