Hit the Road

We do not choose our family or the country where we are born.

Jadde Khaki
Iran 2021
  • Czech
93 min.

A four-member family is driving through a picturesque, mountainous Iranian landscape. But it soon becomes clear that this is no ordinary family outing… In his remarkably mature debut, Panah Panahi shows an uncommon sense for capturing the dynamics of familial relationships and offers a vibrant portrait of one family in a road movie where laughter blends with tears and loud music. Hit the Road was a success during Directors' Fortnight at Cannes in 2021.

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Director: Panah Panahi
Screenplay: Panah Panahi
Cinematography: Amin Jafari
Music: Peyman Yazdanian
Editing: Amir Etminan, Ashkan Mehri
Producer: Mastaneh Mohajer, Jafar Panahi, Panah Panahi
Cast: Hassan Majooni, Rayan Sarlak, Pantea Panahiha, Amin Simiar