3.6
71 Ratings

The Father

Pedar

Directed by Majid Majidi
Iran, 1996
Drama

Synopsis

Forming new families after death or divorce is never easy, even with the best of intentions, and the problem knows no geographic boundaries. A straightforward, well-acted and perceptive Iranian film that addresses this problem with skill and insight against an exotic background.

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The Father
Directed by Majid Majidi

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1996 | Golden Seashell

1996 | 2 wins including: Prize of the Jury

São Paulo International Film Festival

1996 | Honorable Mention: International Jury Award

1996 | International Jury Award - Honorable Mention

Thessaloniki Film Festival

1996 | Nominee: Golden Alexander

Fajr Film Festival

1996 | 3 wins including: Best Leading Actor

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