Ali is son of a well-off family who plays santoor (an Iranian instrument like dulcimer) and has earned some reputation through his concerts and teaching music but is rejected by his family because of this profession which they despise. He falls for one of his music students but after a short blissful period, life doesn't treat him as well as before and also his addiction agonizes him in his numbered days before redemption.
Did You Know?
Dariush Mehrjui director and writer of the movie auditioned many actors for the lead role except Bahram Radan, because he though that he is not in Iran. But when accidentally Bahram Radan met director's sister, she advised him to call Dariush Mehrjui,then he asked Bahram Radan to do the audition and he got the lead role. See more