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The Father (1996)

Pedar (original title)
| Drama | 1996 (Iran)
Mehrollah is a 14-year-old boy who is forced to find a job to support his family after his father dies. He travels to the southern parts of Iran, looking for work. Upon his return to his hometown, he notices certain changes in his family.

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Majid Majidi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Hossein Abedini Hossein Abedini ... Mehrollah's friend
Mohammad Kasebi Mohammad Kasebi ... Father
Parivash Nazarieh ... Mother
Hassan Sadeghi Hassan Sadeghi ... Mehrollah
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Mehrollah is a 14-year-old boy who is forced to find a job to support his family after his father dies. He travels to the southern parts of Iran, looking for work. Upon his return to his hometown, he notices certain changes in his family.

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Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Iran

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

1996 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Kashan, Iran

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Sound Mix:

Mono

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Majid Majidi's 2nd feature film. See more »

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27 August 2002 | by pinkpabSee all my reviews

An OK movie, with an ok plot, good acting, great music, but also some incoherent characters. Not really good, but better than the average US movie: 6/10.


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