Film Festival

The Wasteland

MA15+ Drama

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A remote brick manufacture factory produces bricks in an ancient way. Many families with different ethnicities work in the factory and the boss seems to hold the key to solving their problems. Forty-year-old Lotfollah, who has been born on-site, in the factory supervisor and acts as go-between for the workers and the boss.

Persian Language with English Subtitles.

WINNER – Best Film, FIPRESCI Award, FAI Foundation Award, Orizzonti Competition Section, Venice Film Festival (2020)

Dendy Newtown is proud to screen The Wasteland as part of the 10th Iranian Film Festival Australia. The feature presentation will be preceded by a bonus short film: 


Release Date 10 June 2021
Running Time 1hr 57m
Rating MA15+ | Mature Audiences
Cast Ali bagheri, Farrokh Nemati, Mahdieh Nassaj, Touraj Alvand, Majid Farhang
Director Ahmad Bahrami

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