1980, Abadan. The oil capital of Iran lies under siege by Iraqi forces. Despite the war, Omid, a 14 year old boy, is determined to stay in the city with his grandfather and await the return of his brother who is fighting at the front. Those remaining try to go about their lives and resist in their own way. But the noose is tightening. Omid wants to save his loved ones. He discovers an abandoned boat called ‘The Siren’, could this be the solution he was looking for?
2D computer animation
Director: Sepideh Farsi
Scenario: Djavad Djavahery
Producer: Lunanime & Les Films d’Ici
Co-producers : Special Touch(FR), Reves d’Eau(FR), Katuh Studio(DE), BAC CINEMA(LUX) & Lunanime(BEL)
Partners : TV5 Monde, Eurométropole de Strasbourg, Occitanie, PACA, Eurimage, Ciclic & Grand Est