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Where is the Friend's Home? (1987)
"Khane-ye doust kodjast?" (original title)

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An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Babek Ahmed Poor ...
Ahmed
Ahmed Ahmed Poor ...
Mohamed Reda Nematzadeh
Kheda Barech Defai ...
Teacher
Iran Outari ...
Mother
Ait Ansari ...
Father
Sadika Taohidi ...
Perzian Neighbour
Biman Mouafi ...
Ali, a neighbour
Ali Djamali ...
Grandfather's Friend
Aziz Babai ...
Waiter
Nader Ghoulami ...
Property Owner
Akbar Mouradi ...
Old Man from Azerbaidjan
Teba Slimani ...
Husband
Mohammad Reza Parvaneh ...
Man Mistaken for Ali
Farahanka Brothers ...
Young Bou
Maria Chdjari ...
Girl who Stutters
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An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.

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There are two documentaries by the director about the making of this film and aftermath of the earthquake. He does find that the two lead boys, played by the Amapour (or Ahmed Poor) brothers, survived the earthquake. See more »

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Grandfather's Friend: What I mean to say is, suppose the kid did nothing wrong. What would you do? What then?
Grandfather: I'd find an excuse and give him a beating every other week. So he wouldn't forget.
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Exactly the same feeling
24 February 2006 | by (Islamic Republic of Iran) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was 15 and really enjoyed it at that time because I could find myself instead of the boy playing in the movie. I was older than him, but I felt there was something, let's say, close connection between us. That was the best movie I had ever seen. I learned many things about life and the world around me. Everyone could see simplicity and honesty in his eyes. After 10 years I saw the movie again when I was around 25; and the interesting thing was that I had the same feeling! I didn't know why? But when I look at that precisely I think the story of our life is so simple: When you do good, you feel good and when you do bad you feel bad! Kiarostami visualizes the whole story simply and memorably, it doesn't matter at what age you are watching the movie, just you can feel it, touch it and live it!


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