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Directorís statement:





An account of the seasonís toil of saffron-growers in the  eastern desert of Iran.



Director & Scriptwriter: Ebrahim Mokhtari

Cinematography: Reza Jalali

Sound: Mehdi Azadi

Editor: Mohsen Abdolvahab

Producer: Khorasan Saffron Producers Cooperative 

Documentary, 16mm, 40 Min, Color, 1992.


The Grand Prize of Sacile International Festival of Films on Nature & Environment ,Italy, 1994.

Jury Special award at the 1st Tokyo Global Environmental Film Festival (Earth Vision) ,Japan, 1992.

Jury Special Mention at the 8th Fribourg Film Festival ,Switzerland, 1994.

The Best Documentary Film at the 6th Rural Art & Literature Festival ,Tehran, 1992.

The  Best Documentary Film at the 2nd Hamedan International Short Film Festival, Iran, 1992.



1) Cinema du reel,France,1993.

2) Encontros International Documentary Film festival, Portugal,1994.

3) Leipzig film festival,Germany,1997.




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