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Abbas Kiarostami (writer)
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Release Date:
1 October 1999 (Italy) See more »
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Plot:
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. | Full synopsis »
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4 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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One of the greatest movies of all time. Period See more (39 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Abbas Kiarostami 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Abbas Kiarostami  writer

Produced by
Marin Karmitz .... producer
Abbas Kiarostami .... producer
 
Original Music by
Peyman Yazdanian 
 
Cinematography by
Mahmoud Kalari 
 
Film Editing by
Abbas Kiarostami 
 
Production Management
Nathalie Kreuther .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nasrin Askari .... assistant director
Bahman Ghobadi .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Nick Biscardi .... commentary recordist
Mohammad Reza Delpak .... sound designer
Mohammad Reza Delpak .... sound mixer
Houra Maleki .... sound editor
Jahangir Mirshekari .... sound
Mohamad Hassan Najm .... sound
 

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Also Known As:
"Bad ma ra khahad bord" - Iran (original title)
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Runtime:
118 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG (DVD rating) | Australia:G (TV rating) | Hong Kong:I | Singapore:PG | South Korea:All | Sweden:Btl | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) | UK:U
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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:
Continuity: 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:Hurry up. Get in.
Farzad:I can't come now.
Engineer:Why?
Farzad:I need one more answer for the exam.
Engineer:What is it?
Farzad:The fourth question.
Engineer:You don't know the answer?
Farzad:No.
Engineer:Why?
Farzad:Because I don't.
[...]
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13 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
One of the greatest movies of all time. Period, 17 April 2008
Author: adipocea from Constanta, Romania

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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