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Life, and Nothing More... (1992)
"Zendegi va digar hich" (original title)

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After the earthquake of Guilan, the film director and his son, Puya, travel to the devastated area to search for the actors of the movie the director made there a few years ago, Khane-ye ... See full summary »

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Farhad Kheradmand ...
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Buba Bayour ...
Puya
Hocine Rifahi
Ferhendeh Feydi
Mahrem Feydi
Bahrovz Aydini
Ziya Babai
Mohamed Hocinerouhi
Hocine Khadem
Maassouma Berouana
Mohammad Reza Parvaneh
Chahrbanov Chefahi
Youssef Branki
Chahine Ayzen
Mohamed Bezdani
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After the earthquake of Guilan, the film director and his son, Puya, travel to the devastated area to search for the actors of the movie the director made there a few years ago, Khane-ye Doust Kodjast? (1987). In their search, they found how people who had lost everything in the earthquake still have hope and try to live life to the fullest. Written by Sam Tabibia <samtab@uclink.berkeley.edu>

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Absorbing and beautiful
7 April 2001 | by (Washington DC area) – See all my reviews

This is the second film in a trilogy. The first one (Where Is My Friend's Home") involved a kid searching for his classmate's house to return a notebook (to save him from the wrath of his teacher). A charming little film.

This one is a faux documentary that follows the director's attempt to find the two boys after the devastating 1990 earthquake. It is leisurely paced (though I would never say it is "dull") but the earthquake scenes are powerful and beautiful. The director's quest is absorbing and he and his son are a likable duo. Also there are some surprising philosophical and comedic interludes.

I would recommend this film highly whether or not you have seen the first.


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