ifilm has interviewed the director, the producer Mohammad Sajjadian, the director of photography Reza Hamasi, the actors Ayyoub Afshar and Molabakhsh Raeesi, the music composer Navid Jaberi, and a number of cinemagoers.
The feature film is about a young private, Hamin, doing his military service in a watchtower at the border of Iran and Pakistan.
Up in the watchtower, Hamin reviews the past events in his life that include what has happened to him and his sister since their childhood.
Impatient for a day off to attend his sister’s wedding ceremony, he gets into a fight with his commander.
In addition to Ayyoub Afshar and Raeesi, the cast list of ‘Untimely’ includes Iman Afshar, Shayan Afshar, Mahsa Narouee, and Ava Azarpira.
The movie has been presented at some global events and received a number of awards, including best feature film and best editing awards at the 2019 Asian Cinematography Awards, best film, best director and best cinematography awards at the 5th Tokyo independent films celebration in Japan, as well as Best World Cinema Feature Award at the 24th Kansas CityFilmFest International in the US.