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The White Balloon 1995 U

84 mins Director. Jafar Panahi

Jafar Panahi’s masterpiece about a little girl who won’t take no for an answer. Razieh wants a new goldfish to celebrate the Iranian New Year, even though she’s already got several. But when her mum caves in and gives her the money, that’s only the start of her adventure. Utterly real, quietly hilarious, totally brilliant, Panahi has crafted one of the most honest films ever made.

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Directed by

Jafar Panahi

Featuring

Fereshteh Sadr Orafaï

Mohsen Kafili

Mina Mohammad Khani

Genres

Drama

Collection

Cannes Film Festival Cinema of Childhood Cannes Film Festival selects

Certificate

U Brief, mild violence

Released

1995

Language

English

Production company

Ferdos Films

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