The Pot and The Oak

Iran, Rotterdam Bright Future Award Competition 2017

First feature film by Kiarash Anvari


After finding out that he has no sperm and can’t impregnate his wife, an Iranian man suffers an existential crisis.

Borzoo, a failed playwright, is unable to find a proper ending to a play that he is writing based on his married life, which has almost reached the end of the line.The problems between him and his one-time theatre-actress wife, Hilda, intensify when they become aware that they’re not able to have a baby together.


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