Mashti Esmaeil usually lives on his farm where he cultivates rice, three hours’ walk from the house of his wife and daughter. With an uplifting degree of independence despite his blindness, he also proves in this affectionate portrait to be a serene and wise man with an incredible sense of humour. A gracious tribute to a certain predisposition to happiness.
Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life.
Set in a post-apocalyptic world, young Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow "runners" for a shot at escape.