Scene from the film The Absence of Apricots
Scene from the film The Absence of Apricots
Scene from the film The Absence of Apricots
Scene from the film The Absence of Apricots
Scene from the film The Absence of Apricots

The Absence of Apricots

Direction
Year 
2018
Country
  • Germany
  • Pakistan
Runtime
49min 
Subtitles 

Set in the mountains of Northern-Pakistan, the village of Shishkat is surrounded by a huge turquoise lake in between rough, steep cliffs. One day, a landslide blocked a river. In a few months, this river turned into a huge lake, which is up to 30km long. Thousands of homes and fields were flooded. Entire villages disappeared. People got dislocated. What is left are the people and their stories which are passed on from generation to generation.

Details

  • Original Title
    The Absence of Apricots
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Daniel Asadi Faezi
  • Cinematography
    Lilli Pongratz
  • Editing
    Mila Zhluktenko
  • Music
    Andy Ozbolt & Ferdinand Kavall
  • Sound
    Ali Atif
  • Runtime
    49 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2018
  • Country
    • Germany
    • Pakistan
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Visions du Réel, Switzerland, 2018
  • Awards
    • Best Medium-Length Film at Riga International Short Film Festival, 2018
    • Wiley Blackwell Student Film Prize at RAI Film Festival, 2019

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