The Messenger

Hossein Torabi • 32m

پیامبر Directed by Hossein Torabi • 1976 • Iran A short film about the small post office in Saman, a small village in rural Iran, and it’s dedicated postman. After the office manager is transferred to another position, the lone postman takes it upon himself to handle the entire office. He cleans, picks up and sorts the mail late at nights, delivers the mail on his bicycle and reads the to illiterate older recipients, doing all he can to prove he’s worthy and capable of managing the small office on his own.