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The House is Black (Khaneh siah ast)

The House is Black (Khaneh siah ast)
  • 1962
  • Iran
  • 20 min
  • Directed by: Forugh Farrokhzad
  • Cast: Forugh Farrokhzad, Ebrahim Golestan, Hossein Mansouri

Farrokhzad's film, set in a leper colony in the north of Iran, concerns the pursuit of beauty, religion, and gratitude in a world filled with ugliness, interweaved withquotes from the Old Testament, the Koran and the director's own poetry.

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