Until now, Iranian directors were only interested in the experiences of the condemned ones, not in the fate of the performers. There Is No Evil, on the contrary, focuses on the fate of people who are faced with the fact that they need to kill another person. The reasons why the sentences were handed down are not important. We can only guess about the political background in one of the stories, but it doesn't matter in the other three ones.
The film consists of four short stories. The first, which gave the name to the entire film, is the most dramatically successful – we do not know until the very end (unless, of course, we have read the description of the film), what will resolve the family routine that we are watching. The other three novels are about soldiers who make their own choices, but in the end, whether they decide to obey orders or not, the outcome is the same. Regardless of their choice, their future lives will be ruined. Those who refuse to comply with the order, at best expect a secret life in exile without documents, at worst – an extension of service, a tribunal, a similar sentence.