I didn't know much about this film when I went to see it, and I'm glad I didn't, so I won't reveal much of the story here. Suffice it to say that it concerns a blind eight-year-old boy (Mohsen Ramezani) whose happiness, generosity, and warmth endear him to everyone he meets – except for his sad, widowed father (Hossein Mahjoub),… read more!
Movies Directed by Majid Majidi (in alphabetical order)
Majid Majidi remains one of the more accessible Iranian filmmakers for American audiences. His films are paced, shot, and edited like Western features, unlike those of most of his contemporaries. And after seeing his excellent The Color of Paradise (about a blind child and his intolerant father) and Children of Heaven (about a boy who enters a footrace in order… read more!