Shahraak : فیلم سینمایی شهرک : "Shahrak" is a cinematic creation directed and written by Ali Hazrati, produced by Ali Sartipi, and released in the year 1400. The film is set to be featured in the 40th edition of the Fajr Film Festival.
Plot: The story revolves around a young aspiring actor who successfully passes the audition for a major cinematic project. To fulfill his dream of becoming an actor, he must accept the special conditions and psychological training imposed on the cast in an isolated town.
"Shahrak" Film: The film delves into the journey of a young enthusiast who, after acing the audition for a significant cinematic production, must embrace the unique conditions and psychological training of the isolated community of actors to realize his dream of becoming an actor.
While the initial premise may echo familiar themes in the history of cinema and television, "Shahrak" introduces a novel narrative framework that provides opportunities for diverse storytelling. However, despite its potential, the film takes a conservative approach, not fully capitalizing on the available creative possibilities. The film's primary plot, revolving around a conventional romantic relationship, somewhat diminishes the original idea and untapped potential.
Although the film grapples with some issues, its narrative structure is innovative within the Iranian cinematic landscape. The film misses opportunities to explore various aspects fully, and the story encounters several downturns without significant developments. The conclusion, while tying up the storyline, remains somewhat of a temporary resolution, adhering to the earlier assertion that the training and filming process will span five months, after which individuals are expected to return to normal life.