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ملخ زدگان

Grasshoppers | Malakhʹzaʹdigān | ملخ زدگان

PersianAdventure 90 min 1983

In a desert village, a bountiful wheat harvest is threatened by an unrelenting locust infestation. Despite the villagers’ efforts, their crops are decimated. Some desperate residents, feeling like locusts themselves, venture to the barren fields and eventually resort to looting the village for sustenance. Tensions escalate, leading to a violent confrontation in which the villagers prevail, restoring peace to their community. This gripping story unfolds in Mohammad Abad Homayoni village in Shahrari, highlighting the harsh struggle for survival in the face of nature’s cruelty and the depths of human desperation.

Nasser Mohammadi
MohammadReza Shahriari
Fereydoun Ghavanloo
Mansour Tehrani
Production Company

Cast & Crew
Fakhri Khorosh, Hadi Eslami, Jafar Vali, Nasser Wasegh, Nematollah Gorgi