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Gabbeh (1996)

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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. Magically, a young woman appears, helping the two ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Abbas Sayah ...
Uncle
Shaghayeh Djodat ...
Gabbeh
Hossein Moharami ...
Old Man
Rogheih Moharami ...
Old Woman
Parvaneh Ghalandari
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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. Magically, a young woman appears, helping the two clean the rug. This young woman belongs to the clan whose history is depicted in the design of the gabbeh, and the rug recounts the story of the courtship of the young woman by a stranger from the clan. Written by Mike Myers <mmyers@ucsd.edu>

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Drama | Mystery | Romance

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Det persiske teppet  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$37,818, 29 June 1997, Limited Release

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$273,967, 10 August 1997
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Iran's submission for 70th Academy Awards. See more »

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Featured in Stardust Stricken - Mohsen Makhmalbaf: A Portrait (1996) See more »

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one of the most wonderful films i ever saw
14 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

Since Gabbeh has been my introduction to Iran cinema, i have something special with this film. For all who haven't seen this film yet, i must recommend it. Any further words by me won't add anything to Gabbeh...


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