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Gabbeh -- A young woman torn between the traditions of her people and and the desire for her lover in this trailer

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Release Date:
25 June 1997 (USA) See more »
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An elderly couple go about their routine of cleaning their gabbeh (a intricately-designed rug), while bickering gently with each other... See more » | Add synopsis »
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6 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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The beauty of costume and scenery is enthralling See more (33 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Abbas Sayah ... Uncle
Shaghayeh Djodat ... Gabbeh
Hossein Moharami ... Old Man
Rogheih Moharami ... Old Woman
Parvaneh Ghalandari

Directed by
Mohsen Makhmalbaf 
 
Writing credits
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Mohsen Makhmalbaf 

Produced by
Khalil Daroudchi .... producer
Khalil Mahmoudi .... producer
Mostafa Mirzakhani .... executive producer
Reza Shirazi .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Hossein Alizadeh 
 
Cinematography by
Mahmoud Kalari 
 
Film Editing by
Mohsen Makhmalbaf 
 
Casting by
Mostafa Mirzakhani 
 
Production Management
Mohamad Ahmadi .... production manager
Hamid Mana Gahri .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Abolfazi Alegheband .... assistant director
Behram Azimpour .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Mojtaba Mirtahmasb .... sound
Abbas Rastegarpour .... sound mixer
Behroz Shahamat .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mohamad Ahmadi .... set photographer
S. Asadi .... camera operator
B. Dorani .... camera operator
 
Other crew
Susan Jacobs .... publicist
Berouiz Rahmen .... location manager
 

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75 min | Japan:73 min
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
The beauty of costume and scenery is enthralling, 21 May 2006
Author: donnatav from United States

I saw this film several years ago when it was first released in the United States and have waited anxiously ever since for it to be released on DVD. The beauty of costume and scenery is enthralling but no less captivating is the love story surrounded by the cultural strictures which have a mythic overlay. Although half my family is Iranian, like most Iranian films, I think it requires more than one viewing to follow and absorb the story line but is well worth the effort. It is a romantic film in the true sense of the word, leaving one with a sense of completion and fulfillment. It is a film for those who have patience and love art and enjoy being swept into another world.

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