• Director

    Abbas Kiarostami

  • With

    Babek Ahmed Poor, Ahmed Ahmed Poor

  • Iran 1987. 83min

  • Digital

  • Certificate

    U

  • English subtitles

Kiarostami’s classic centres on a young boy determined to return a schoolmate’s notebook he took home by mistake, but unsure of his exact address in a neighbouring village and frequently distracted in his quest by domineering adults. An exhilarating blend of low-key realism and lightly stylised parable – the boy’s repeated journeys resonate with subtle symbolism – the film is funny, insightful and finally deeply moving.

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