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The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

Bad ma ra khahad bord (original title)
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.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Behzad Dorani ...
Engineer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Noghre Asadi
Roushan Karam Elmi
Shahpour Ghobadi
Reihan Heidari
Masood Mansouri
Ali Reza Naderi
Frangis Rahsepar
Masoameh Salimi
Farzad Sohrabi
Lida Soltani
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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.

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The Wind Will Carry Us  »

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$21,417 (USA) (28 July 2000)

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$213,253 (USA) (24 November 2000)
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Trivia

The title is a reference to a poem written by Iranian famous modern female poet Forough Farrokhzad. See more »

Goofs

When the engineer is driving back from the mountain, he stops and picks up someone who is walking down the road and starts talking to him, but when the camera shows the car from long shot for the first time, there is no one in the car other than the engineer. See more »

Quotes

Engineer: But it wasn't Farhad who dug Behistun.
Hole Digger: I know.
Engineer: Who Then?
Hole Digger: It was love. The love of Shirin.
Engineer: Bravo! You must know love.
Hole Digger: A man without love cannot live.
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Referenced in Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da (2011) See more »

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One of the greatest movies of all time. Period
17 April 2008 | by (Constanta,Romania) – See all my reviews

Nothing more to say. Because saying more is spoiling the fantastic delicate texture of this piece of art, of poetry, that stays at the same level with the great poetic cinema of all time. Let's say, nevertheless( because IMDb doesn't allow comments with less than 10 lines), that the beauty of the movie is so great, so relaxing and enriching is visualizing all this gorgeous cinematography that it will make your day. Watch this if you are stressed out, if you have a skin rush, if you feel uneasy. This movie, along with Spring, summer...(Kim Ki Duk) is one of the few movies with therapeutic effect that I know. Iran is such a great country, such a great culture and past they have...A big Bravo!


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