As explained by the litterateur, in the conversation at the table in the restaurant, in what is the second major sequence of this film, in the beginning was the word and through its lines and articulations is built literature's pleasure, that is, line by line through the geometry of its respective joint. What better description could we have for what extraordinary is going on here? A fire, seen in a great DCP copy.
this film needs and new transfer, but the fact that it exists alone and i can watch it in america is pretty awesome. beautiful lighting and really impressive camera work. definitely an essential piece of iranian cinema.