Naser ran over a dog.
Throughout the night, he had many opportunities to just walk away.
Walking away could have made his life easier, but he didn’t. He had to decide whether to keep the dog, or put it out of its misery.
He chose to inflict misery on himself, but what’s a man to do?
Which should he abandon — his responsibility to man, God, the hurt dog, or his conscience?
Twin brothers Bahram & Bahman Ark won multiple awards for ‘Najes’ — Best Iranian Film at Nahal Film Festigval, Special Mention at di étranger Film Festival and Festival del Cortometraggio ‘O Curt XIV Povero in Italy. It was awarded at film festivals in Serbia, Rajasthan, Italy and Tehran.
It screened in Mexico, Colombia, Russia, Canada, Paris, Chicago and most notably at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner last year.