While Naii, a poor farmer’s wife takes him in, the rest of the village shun the stranger in their midst. Susan Taslimi gives a wonderful performance as Naii the compassionate, feisty mum who cares for him, but it is Bashu, adrift in an alien land, who wins our hearts. Voted the best post-1979 Iranian film by Iranian critics, this masterfully reveals the cultural differences between different parts of Iran
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