Man Push Cart
Rating: Year:2005
Cast:Ahmad Razvi, Leticia Dolera Length:1h 27m
Director:Ramin Bahrani Country:United States
Writers:Ramin Bahrani Genre:Drama
Synopsis: Every night while the city sleeps, Ahmad, a Pakistani immigrant, struggles to drag his heavy cart along the streets of New York to his corner in Midtown Manhattan. And every morning, from inside his cart he sells coffee and donuts. He is haunted by the death of his wife and is unable to spend time with his son. Just as it appears that he is making some progress improving his life, an event occurs that pushes him back down again.
Rating:
Cast:Ahmad Razvi, Leticia Dolera
Director:Ramin Bahrani
Writers:Ramin Bahrani
Year:2005
Length:1h 27m
Country:United States
Genre:Drama
Synopsis: Every night while the city sleeps, Ahmad, a Pakistani immigrant, struggles to drag his heavy cart along the streets of New York to his corner in Midtown Manhattan. And every morning, from inside his cart he sells coffee and donuts. He is haunted by the death of his wife and is unable to spend time with his son. Just as it appears that he is making some progress improving his life, an event occurs that pushes him back down again.

This is a very slow movie. Very little happens other than a man pushing a cart. At under 90 minutes in length it seems longer.

We see the daily struggle so common around us yet mostly unnoticed, and we come to learn about the life of this man, his dreams, dramas, tragedies and hopes. However, nothing is resolved, nothing is more understood than it was at the beginning of the movie. As a snapshot of the life of one of the millions of background characters in our lives, it is quite good. As drama it is a bit too quiet and realistic.