Director: Fayzullo Faizov
This social drama takes place in the fisherfolk village on a bank of the Tajik sea. The villagers start facing the ecological disaster recently. The village is in transition between traditionality and modernity. Barakat, the honest and respected old village man, doesn’t support the Boat Shopkeeper who smuggles in the harmful goods. He has only one confidant, Ramses, a small village boy with a made-up name. The filmmakers on a visit to shoot a film in the village cast Safar, Ramses’s father, as a lead. While Salima, Ramses’s mother, struggles to convince Safar and her son to relocate to a city. The finale of the story unveils the protagonists’ fate amidst all ups and downs.
Fayzullo Faizov was born in 1989 in the District of Farkhor, in Tajikistan. In 2017 he graduated from the Institute of Cinema and Theatre of Iran. His work was mainly practical, however, he started filming a documentary under the direction of Dr. Muhammad Shahbo, addressing the topic of the chronology of cinema of Tajikistan. His filmography includes “8 March”, filmed in 2013, and “Yehmakon” (No Place), filmed in 2015.