With no explanation or logical reasoning, a teacher force-feeds his students a new mathematical rule : 2+2 = 5.
Some students protests, but he quashes all dissent by raising his voice. One boy decides that he has had enough. Refusing to be censored, he stands up and challenges the dictator directly.
The teacher summons an army of older students.
Their faces blank, they get into attack mode.
Will the boy buckle under the threat?
Or will he stand up for the truth, no matter the cost?
Babak’s film was nominated for a BAFTA film award in 2012. The Iranian-born filmmaker is currently working on his first feature film, ‘Under the Shadow’.