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The Accordion

Directed by Jafar Panahi
Iran, 2010
Short, Drama


The Accordion is the story of humankind’s materialistic need to survive in a pretentious religion. In it, a boy is prevented from playing for reasons of religious prohibition, which he accepts in order to survive.

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The Accordion
Directed by Jafar Panahi

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2010 | Special Mention: Lina Mangiacapre Award

2010 | Venice Days


2010 | Short Films

Melbourne International Film Festival

2011 | International Shorts

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