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The Rain | باران

Azerbaijani, Kurdish (Farsi)Drama, Romance 94 min 2001

Young Lateef works on a construction site in Tehran with some Turks and a few illegal Afghan workers. When Lateef is given heavier tasks to compensate for new Afghan worker Rahmat, he resents his displacement and treats Rahmat cruelly. After one of his pranks, however, Lateef discovers Rahmat’s secret–he is a girl named Baran. Latif’s heart softens towards Baran and he shows his new affection for her by doing what he can to ease the hardships she suffers at work. When government inspectors force all Afghans to be fired from the site, Lateef discovers he cannot bear to be without her. Jeopardizing social standing and endangering his own wellbeing, Lateef stops at nothing to save his love.

Majid Majidi
Majid Majidi
Mohammad Davoudi
Hassan Hassandoost
Ahmad Pezhman
Production Company
Fouad Nahas

Cast & Crew
Hossein Abedini, Hossein Mahjoub, Mohammad Amir Naji, Zahra Bahrami