A chaotic, tender family is on a road trip across a rugged landscape, but to where? In the back seat, Dad has a broken leg, but is it really broken? Mom tries to laugh when she’s not holding back tears. The kid keeps exploding into choreographed car karaoke. All of them are fussing over the sick dog and getting on each others’ nerves. Only the mysterious older brother is quiet.
He was born in Tehran in 1984 and studied cinema at the Tehran University of Art. While attending, he directed his first short film which went on to participate in and win awards at many domestic and international film festivals. At that time, he also served as a member of the jury at Osian’s Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema. Later, he became a set photographer, working professionally on several films, then moving into the roles of assistant cinematographer and assistant director. Eventually he acted as a consultant, editor and assistant director on Jafar Panahi’s most recent films. ‘Hit the Road’ is Panah Panahi’s first feature length movie.