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377 Ratings

The Apple


Directed by Samira Makhmalbaf
France, Iran, 1998


After twelve years of imprisonment by their own parents, two sisters are finally released by social workers to face the outside world for the first time.

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The Apple Directed by Samira Makhmalbaf

Critics reviews

The film mixes fiction and documentary to create something that is so truthful, tender and compelling. It is political in the best sense – telling a deeply personal and particular story that makes us reflect on oppression and much more.
September 07, 2015

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