The film features the voice of German filmmaker Werner Herzog and an original score by Kjartan Sveinsson. Plastic Bag is a short film directed by Ramin Bahrani.The film features the voice of German filmmaker Werner Herzog and an original score by Kjartan Sveinsson of the Icelandic rock band Sigur Rós. Ramin Bahrani—an allegedly excellent filmmaker whose features I shall now do my all to seek out—puts that thesis to the test in having Herzog voice a lost plastic bag, flapping through the wind in search of its apathetic owner. Plastic Bag is a short film directed by Ramin Bahrani. Ramin Bahrani Film critic Roger Ebert listed Bahrani's film Chop Shop as the 6th best film of the 2000s and hailed Bahrani as "the director of the decade." PLASTIC BAG By Ramin Bahrani SYNOPSIS. Plastic Bag is a short film directed by Ramin Bahrani. It is narrated by the mad veteran German filmmaker Werner Herzog, who also recently made the 3D documentary Cave Of Forgotten Dreams. The technique of anthropomorphism. The film features the voice of German filmmaker Werner Herzog and an original score by Kjartan Sveinsson. Ramin Bahrani opens his “Plastic bag” (2010), an 18 minutes long film with the above narration. It should be surreal. Plastic is a pollutant, a toxic man-made product, that endangers other animals on land and sea. After an adventurous odyssey around the globe and thousands of kilometers away from the next coast, the bag meets tens of millions of other plastic items in an area called Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Ramin is an acclaimed Iranian-American filmmaker. Plastic Bag, by Ramin Bahrani, is actually probably a drama short film but it can be found among the documentary short films.It is the story of a plastic bag travelling the world searching for his maker and coming to terms with his immortality. This short film by American director Ramin Bahrani (Goodbye Solo) traces the epic, existential journey of a plastic bag (voiced by Werner Herzog) searching for its lost maker, the woman who took it home from the store and eventually discarded it. The director and writer of this film use anthropomorphism to motivate people to change their behaviors when it comes to the usage of plastic bags. Plastic Bag premiered as the opening night film of Corto Cortissimo in the Venice Film Festival.It later screened at Telluride and the New York Film Festival. Written and directed by Ramin Bahrani. The story follows a plastic bag on his journey to find his owner after she disposes him in the rubbish bin. It follows the code and conventions that all short films must apply to by having; A developed character Circular Narrative Catalyst Audience expectations There is one developed character,… It should be silly. In Ramin Bahrani’s 2009 film Plastic Bag, narrated by Werner Herzog, and Herzog’s 2005 film Grizzly Man, the boundaries between humanity and the natural environment blur. Ramin Bahrani’s film, “Plastic Bag (2010),” is a deceptive short movie that triggers the emotions of its viewers. It premiered at the Venice Film Festival and later screened at the New York Film Festival. In a sense, it is. Ramin Bahrani's (US) short-film "Plastic Bag" is about an unhappy love of a plastic bag and its owner - and about the increasing pollution of our planet.