The film protagonist is waiting for a reply to his letters, which the local postman keeps throwing away as the letters have no recipient. The man is exposed to mocking on the part of the village inhabitants and the postman. They try to make a reply letter to somehow cheer up that “miserable one”. This venture brings no results as the man is happy just knowing that his beloved feels happy. However, when one has a pure heart even neglected letters can find the proper recipient, as when you are overwhelmed with belief the most impossible things get to be realized.[...]
A woman’s life story is shown in a flash way. The story is told through the illustration of the woman’s hands making “lavash”, an Armenian bread. Through the whole story she is trying to taste the lavash she is making, however, her all attempts are in vain. She really cannot find time to live for herself, to contemplate over her own self and taste a tiny bit of her life.
The film aims at depicting the life of a woman who is constantly forced to obey everyone around, even the time passing by. The film images are mostly symbolic and philosophical; every image intends to describe passing years, feelings or emotions. The process of lavash making resembles the process of development of human self.
First we can see creation of a human, then he/she recognize themselves and the world around, their sex, type, character – the way they get inclined to revolt or obedience, adjust themselves to the society and do not stand out – obey husbands, devote their lives to children and, in the end, disappear leaving no trace or memory…[...]