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A Brief Peace

Shahre Khamooshan

Directed by Ata Hayati
Iran, 2004


Contrary to the Westerners who want to prolong their life, for the Orientals and specially the Muslims, death is the beginning of a new life which they embrace. At least once a week, the people of Tehran go the biggest cemetery in their town (Behesht Zahra) to find a “brief peace” with their dead…

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A Brief Peace Directed by Ata Hayati