WATER BOY

Water boy

Tajikistan 2021

This social drama takes place in the fisherfolk village on a bank of the Tajik sea. The villagers start facing the ecological disaster recently. The village is in transition between traditionality and modernity. Barakat, the honest and respected old village man, doesn’t support the Boat Shopkeeper who smuggles in the harmful goods. He has only one confidant, Ramses, a small village boy with a made-up name. The filmmakers on a visit to shoot a film in the village cast Safar, Ramses’s father, as a lead. While Salima, Ramses’s mother, struggles to convince Safar and her son to relocate to a city. The finale of the story unveils the protagonists’ fate amidst all ups and downs.

Director: Fayzullo Faiz
Writer/Screenplay: Nosir Rahmon, Fayzullo Faiz
Producer: Mahmadsaid Shohiyon
Music: Daler Nazar
Cinematographer: Abdukarim Uroqov
Film Editor: Kamil Karim
Cast: Mehrojiddini Safar, Ubaydullo Omon, Ahmadjoni Qutbiddinzoda, Soro Sobir