A used smartphone sends a boy in rural Iran on an unexpected journey of reconnecting an estranged couple.
Amir Honarmand is a Canadian-Iranian writer, director, and producer who has made contributions to various short films, TV shows, and feature films. His own work has premiered at the prestigious São Paulo International Short Film Festival and the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, among others. Apart from his personal projects, Honarmand also works as a Technical Director, most recently at Sony Pictures Imageworks, where he contributed to the making of films such as the Hotel Transylvania franchise, The Mitchells vs. the Machines, Mulan, and The Sea Beast.
In "You Ask Too Much," a near-deaf 94-year-old Sikh woman seeking comfort in her final days is unexpectedly moved from her son's home to her daughter's, causing her to confront the distance her care creates within the family. Only after she falls one night does the family come back together.
Erin, a white woman, and Farah a young woman of colour, cross paths in a laundromat. Erin realizes Farah had a questionable encounter in the bathroom of the laundromat earlier that night. She shares her wisdom with the young woman, only to later realize she is also linked to the bathroom events.