On one level this reveals a society rooted in authoritarian demands, but on another this reminds us how kids can be easily damaged by the responsibilities of the grown-up world. This deceptively simple gem has the rigour and haunting resonance of Kiarostami’s best work.
“the simplest and most moving of his films.” Combustible Celluloid
Winner of three prizes at Locarno International Film Festival 1989
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