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Baduk | بدوک

EnglishDrama, Family 90 min 1992

In a village affected by drought in Sistan and Baluchistan, only Haider and his two young children, Jafar and Jamal, remain. Tragically, Haider loses his life while digging a water well. Left with no choice, Jafar and Jamal embark on a journey to the city on foot. Along the way, they encounter a driver who sells them to a smuggler named Abdullah. Jafar is taken to Pakistan for the purpose of sex trafficking, while Jamal is sent to the Arab countries of the Persian Gulf to be sold. Jamal finds herself adorned in luxurious silks and becomes a playmate for a Saudi prince, while Jafar is coerced into smuggling goods across the Pakistan-Iran border as a “Baduk.” Determined to free his sister, Jafar manages to escape his captors and teams up with his newfound friend, Noreddin. Together, they embark on a courageous quest to rescue Jamal.

Majid Majidi
Majid Majidi
Mehdi Shojaei
Mohammad Dourmanesh
Mohammadreza Moeini
Mohammadreza Aligholi
Production Company
Soureh Organisation

Cast & Crew
Ahmad Rajabi, Eydouk Moghaddam, Habibollah Hadad, Maryam Tahan, Mehrullah Mazarehi, Mohamad Kasebi, Norahmad Barahoi