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Film Synopsis

In a not too distant future, a Plastic Bag goes on an epic journey in search of its lost Maker, wondering if there is any point to life without her. The Bag encounters strange creatures, brief love in the sky, a colony of prophetic torn bags on a fence and the unknown. To be with its own kind, the Bag goes deep under the oceans into 500 nautical miles of spinning garbage known as the North Pacific Trash Vortex. Will our Plastic Bag be able to forget its Maker there?

Director’s Biography

Ramin Bahrani was born in North Carolina in 1975. His first film, Man Push Cart premiered in Venice (2005) and was also featured at the Sundance Film Festival the following year. The film was incredibly successful, earning Bahrani numerous international awards and nominations, including Best First Film in the Independent Spirit Awards in 2007. His next film, Chop Shop premiered and screened at the Toronto festival in 2007 and Berlin festival in 2008. The film also won him the Acura "Someone to Watch" Independent Spirit Award in 2008, as well as two other nominations in 2009, including Best Director.

Continuing his streak of prize-winning films, Goodbye Solo premiered in 2008 in Venice and won the FIPRESCI international critics award in the Best Film category. The movie’s reviews were so favorable that it is considered the highest reviewed film of those released in 2009 in the United States. Bahrani also received the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship and his work has been highlighted in important retrospectives in the MoMA in New York City, Harvard University and the La Rochelle Film Festival, in France.

His most recent film, Plastic Bag premiered in 2009. It was the film featured on opening night film of Corto Cortissimo in the Venice Film Festival.





Director: Ramin Bahrani
Executive Producers: Sally Jo Fifer, Marcia Carver, Steve Bannatyne, Brian Devine, Jason Orans
Producers: Adam Spielberg, Ramin Bahrani
Cinematography: Michael SimmondsScreenwriters: Ramin Bahrani, Jenni JenkinsEditor: Ramin Bahrani