MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 60,182 this week

Two Solutions for One Problem (1975)
"Dow Rahehal Baraye yek Massaleh" (original title)

 |  Short  |  1975 (Iran)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 456 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 3 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: August

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in August.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 44 titles
created 29 Oct 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 20 Apr 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 21 Dec 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 14 Apr 2013
 
a list of 31 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Two Solutions for One Problem (1975)

Two Solutions for One Problem (1975) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Two Solutions for One Problem.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The movie focuses on one of the events in Zendegi Edame Darad (1992), and explores the relationship between the movie director, and the actors. The local actors play a couple who got ... See full summary »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Stars: Mohamad Ali Keshavarz, Farhad Kheradmand, Zarifeh Shiva
Shirin (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A hundred and fourteen famous Iranian theater and cinema actresses and a French star: mute spectators at a theatrical representation of Khosrow and Shirin, a Persian poem from the twelfth ... See full summary »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Stars: Mahnaz Afshar, Pegah Ahangarani, Taraneh Alidoosti
ABC Africa (2001)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Documentary account of the AIDS crisis in Uganda.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Stars: Abbas Kiarostami, Seyfolah Samadian
Kelid (1987)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Ebrahim Forouzesh
Stars: Mahnaz Ansarian, Abbas Jafari, Amir Mohammad Pourhassan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged British writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano. While there, a chance question reveals something deeper.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Stars: Juliette Binoche, William Shimell, Jean-Claude Carrière
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Stars: Behzad Dorani, Noghre Asadi, Roushan Karam Elmi
The Silence (1998)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Everyday, 10-year old Khorsid takes the bus to his work at an instrument maker's shop and everyday something unexpected happens.

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Stars: Tahmineh Normatova, Nadereh Abdelahyeva, Goibibi Ziadolahyeva
Dandan Dard (1983)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Drama | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A child carrying a bread is going home but in the alley on his way to home, there is a frightening dog and he doesn't seem to pass it alone.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami
No I (2010)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A little girl with beautiful hair. She loves movies and wants to become an actress. She is being told about the plot of a movie that she is going to play: "a friend is jealous about her ... See full summary »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Anthology of short films from various directors about the French city of Nice.

Directors: Catherine Breillat, Costa-Gavras, and 6 more credits »
Stars: Bernard Benassayag, Thierry Saïd Bouibil, Jérôme Chabreyrie
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

70 short movies about cinema and its future.

Directors: Hala Abdallah, John Akomfrah, and 71 more credits »
Stars: Bernardo Bertolucci, Haile Gerima, Bernardo Greco
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

ephemeral film | educational | See All (2) »

Genres:

Short

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

1975 (Iran)  »

Also Known As:

Dyo lyseis s' ena provlima  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in A Story of Children and Film (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I think this is a comedy
17 June 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Perhaps I am the only person to have seen this film, but seek it out you must. It's a Kiarostami slapstick (I think), which involves two schoolkids breaking each other's stuff and getting in a fight because they didn't cooperate (the second solution is much less entertaining because they both learn to get along). I'm not sure if it's meant to be funny, though Kiarostami is, I guess, pretty amusing as arthouse directors go, but it's the ritualised aspect of Iranian society that comes out, unconsciously perhaps, in this film and it's what gives it a comic turn as one kid tears up the other's exercise book and the other stares on impassively and breaks the other's ruler in half. But it's all in the expressions, man! The deadpan voiceover is pretty cool, too. Overall, as Jonathan Rosenbaum might say, 'dude, this rocks!'.


10 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Two Solutions for One Problem (1975) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page