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Bashu, gharibeye koochak (1989)

Lost in a foreign part of the country after running away for his life, a little boy whose family have been killed during the war is saved and trained by a middle-aged woman.

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Bahram Beizai

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Bahram Beizai
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Cast

Credited cast:
Susan Taslimi ... Naii
Parviz Poorhosseini Parviz Poorhosseini ... Naii's husband
Adnan Afravian Adnan Afravian ... Bashu
Bashu Bashu ... Adnan Afravian
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Akbar Doodkar Akbar Doodkar
Farokhlagha Hushmand Farokhlagha Hushmand
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Storyline

During the Iran-Iraq War, Bashu, a young boy loses his house and all his family. Scared, he sneaks into a truck that is leaving the area. He gets off the truck in the Northern part of the country, where everything from landscape to language is different. He meets Naii, who is trying to raise her two young children on a farm, while her husband is away. Despite cultural differences, and the fact that they do not speak the same language, Bashu and Naii slowly form a strong bond Written by Sam Tabibnia <samtab@uclink.berkeley.edu>

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Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

1989 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

Bashu - Der kleine Fremde See more »

Filming Locations:

Gilan, Iran

Company Credits

Production Co:

Kanun parvaresh fekri See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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great Persian movie
6 May 2011 | by milad621See all my reviews

I had a lot nostalgia with this movie despite it was my first time watching this movie. During the war between Iran and Iraq a boy who's from south-east where is affected from war more than anywhere. By hiding in a truck accidentally goes to north of Iran. The safest place during the war. It seems people are not aware of the war. It was funny for me that these people never seen a person with dark side and they were laughing at Bashu. Susan Taslimi was great. In my opinion she is the best Persian actress. I'm so sad she left Iran that soon and she didn't act in more movies. All her movies worth watching at least for seeing her act. This movie was boycotted for about 4 years. They said this movie is antiwar and is not a propel movie during the war. But it has shown after the war on 1990.


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