Siyamo The Black-haired Girl

Mahmoud Reza Sani.

Iran 2002, 27min.

Shot entirely with a small digital camera, the film follows its director’s quest through Afghanistan, looking for a black-haired girl named Siyamo, who he has seen in a dream. Some of the people he meets are sympathetic, and one aged mystic seems to think that he can help him. But most of the people he speaks with are vaguely amused, not sure whether this eccentric foreigner is crazy or just playing some sort of game.

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