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Original name: Alafzar
English name: Dustland
Year: 2022
Run time: 95 Min
Language: Persian
Type (Colour/ Black & white): Colour
Country: Iran
Director: Kazem Daneshi
Producers: Bahram Radan
Cast: Pejman Jamshidi, Sara Bahrami, Setareh Pesiani, Tarlan Parvaneh, Sadaf Espahbodi, Mehdi Zaminpardaz
Screenplay: Kazem Daneshi
Cinematographer: Hadi Behrouz, Mehran Mamdooh
Editor: Hamid Najafirad
Sound Designer: Alireza Alavian, Mansour Shahbazi
Music Composer: Behzad Abdi
Production Company: Radrou Creative House
World Sales: Ariana Films Distribution


  • Fajr FF 2022
  • Antalya Golden Orange IFF 2022
  • Newport Beach FF 2022

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2022 Dustland

Director's Biography:


Born in 12th November, 1992, Kazem Daneshi holds BS in computer software engineering and BA in Directing. An award-winning short and documentary filmmaker in national and international film festivals; started his job as production manager, director and producer of TV productions. Dustland is his debut feature film


Following the occurrence of a crime, the case is handed over to the interrogator, who himself is in a difficult situation, both professionally and personally. He has to decide on a case involving the mayor's family, and this decision could have far-reaching consequences for everyone. He has to decide between revealing a secret or being silent and expedient, which one is preferable to the other?