Karine is a professional embalmer. As the one in charge of freezing life in an inert body, every day is a battle for perfection and against death.
AWARDS: Special Jury Prize. Salerno Doc Festival-Competition/ Best Mid Length Documentary. Cinema Verité Iran International Documentary Film Festival
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Chasing The Wind. The days of an embalmer
She is one of the best at that job. She thinks herself as a gambler playing with the decease. She tries to steal some moments from death, before nothingness.
But this game could end up becoming an unattainable pursuit of the perfection.