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Gabbeh ()


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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 more »

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Abbas Sayah ...
Uncle
Shaghayeh Djodat ...
Gabbeh
Hossein Moharami ...
Old Man
Rogheih Moharami ...
Old Woman
Parvaneh Ghalandari

Directed by

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Mohsen Makhmalbaf

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Mohsen Makhmalbaf ... ()

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Khalil Daroudchi ... producer
Khalil Mahmoudi ... producer
Mostafa Mirzakhani ... executive producer
Reza Shirazi ... executive producer

Music by

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Hossein Alizadeh

Cinematography by

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Mahmoud Kalari

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Mohsen Makhmalbaf

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Mostafa Mirzakhani

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Mohammad Ahmadi ... production manager (as Mohamad Ahmadi)
Hamid Mana Gahri ... post-production supervisor

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Abolfazi Alegheband ... assistant director
Behram Azimpour ... assistant director

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Mojtaba Mirtahmasb ... sound
Abbas Rastegarpour ... sound mixer
Behrooz Shahamat ... sound mixer (as Behroz Shahamat)

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Mohammad Ahmadi ... set photographer (as Mohamad Ahmadi)
S. Asadi ... camera operator
B. Dorani ... camera operator

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Berouiz Rahmen ... location manager

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Susan Jacobs ... publicist

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Plot Summary

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

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Also Known As
  • Dywan (Poland)
  • Det persiske teppet (Norway)
  • Hayatin Renkleri (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • Габбех (Russia)
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  • 75 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Influenced by Sergei Parajanov's The Color of Pomegranates (1969) See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Stardust Stricken - Mohsen Makhmalbaf: A Portrait (1996). See more »

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