Making his living from gardening and farming in the land he inherited from his father, Hasan tries to get rid of the power pole that is going to be installed in the midst of his land. His impending voyage to Mecca for pilgrimage leads to soul searching into his past.
His films are calm and meditative, and speak about the relationship between people and the natural environment, always from a perspective full of poetry and mysticism. He was internationally recognized with the trilogy formed by Egg, Milk and Honey, and was awarded with a Golden Bear in Berlin. With his next film, the dystopian Grain, he won the award for best film in Tokyo. With Commitment Asli starts a new trilogy which is followed by Commitment Hasan.
Filmography: La promesa de Hasan (2021, D'A 2022), Commitment Asli (2019), Grain (2017), Miel (2010), Leche (2008), Huevo (2007), Angel's Fall (2004), Away from Home (2001)