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The Bread and Alley (1970)

Nan va Koutcheh (original title)
A child carrying a bread is going home but in the alley on his way to home, there is a frightening dog and he doesn't seem to pass it alone.

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Abbas Kiarostami
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A child carrying a bread is going home but in the alley on his way to home, there is a frightening dog and he doesn't seem to pass it alone.

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Iran

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1970 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Le pain et la rue See more »

Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran

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Kanun parvaresh fekri See more »
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Abbas Kiarostami's first short film. See more »

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Ten minutes only, and a bunch of universes
8 March 2010 | by p_radulescuSee all my reviews

Ten minutes only, and a whole bunch of universes: the universe of narrow, long, empty streets, potentially oppressive, the universe of genuine fear, the universe of feelings of the animal: hostility, joy, disappointment.

A road within a spacial context rather arid, and situations emerging suddenly and developing on their own: from this first movie Kiarostami knew that the extraordinary is hidden in the banality of everyday; he knew that an artist is an observer, capturing any situation and letting it to develop on its own. Watch this first movie ten minutes long, watch Taste of Cherry, watch Ten: the same great artistic concept.


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