'The mountain has fallen over.' So says one of the villagers of a nearby town when director Jafari asks where the village of Abkar is. In this startling documentary, we look at the lives of several rural families as they come to terms with a recent landslide that smothered an entire village and killed its inhabitants. Scorching desert landscapes and groups of mourners create a desolate image as we learn more and more about the recent spate of accidents. A fascinating and sometimes terrifying look at Iran’s natural phenomenon.