The Soldier and the Road


Nahid Ghobadi has directed five short films (Closed Circle, First Journey, Build Our Homeland, Last Fever, and A Simple Excuse for Happiness).  She was Script Supervisor of Turtles Can Fly, Assistant Director of Marooned in Iraq, and Co-editor of Half Moon.  She is also a published poet.  This film, released in 2008, was written, edited, and directed by Ghobadi, co-produced by Culture of Resistance and Bahman Ghobadi‘s Tehran-based company MIJ Productions.  Cameraman: Fardin Batmani.  Editing Operator: Farshid Farokh Nia.  Sound: Farshid Farokh Nia.  Cast: Jalal Vaisi and Tala Samadi.