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Documentary Film
14 minutes
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Sareh Molahoseini, Morteza Atabaki
Morteza Atabaki
Morteza Atabaki
Ehsan Vaseghi
Hasan Mahdavi
And from silence and darkness awakes … an all-moving, all-turning being. White, yellow and golden spindles in vigorous synchronised rotation. Twirling in shiny pirouettes in an old workshop full of nooks and crannies, they spin the big thread, sacrificing themselves. In the midst of the heat and noise of the historic machine souls a hunched old man is working, sometimes a cog, sometimes the conductor.

André Eckardt

Honorary Mention Healthy Workplaces Film Award

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