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Willow and Wind 2000 PG

80 mins Director. Mohammad-Ali Talebi

An edge-of-seat masterpiece about a boy who has to transport a large pane of glass across the countryside in a howling gale. A school window is broken, and the children can’t concentrate because the rain is getting in. The culprit isn’t allowed back into class until he mends it himself, so he embarks on an arduous, thoroughly gripping odyssey.

In the hands of writer Abbas Kiarostami and director Mohammad-Ali Talebi, this simplest of stories becomes an epic quest: poetic and breathtakingly beautiful, with big-hearted humanism, but Hitchcockian tension too. An unmissable masterpiece.

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Directed by

Mohammad-Ali Talebi

Featuring

Majid Alipour

Amir Janfada

Hadi Alipour

Genres

Drama

Collection

Cinema of Childhood Unavailable on DVD

Certificate

PG Potentially imitable behaviour

Released

2000

Language

English

Production company

Cina Media International

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