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75 Ratings

The Father


Directed by Majid Majidi
Iran, 1996


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 | 2 wins including: Prize of the Jury

São Paulo International Film Festival

1996 | Honorable Mention: International Jury Award

Fajr Film Festival

1996 | 3 wins including: Best Leading Actor

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