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18 Ratings

The Jar


Directed by Ebrahim Forouzesh
Iran, 1994


Set in 1963 Iran, this elegant, award-winning tale is the simple story of an elementary school in a poor village in the middle of the desert. One day, the children discover that the water jar—the sole vessel for their drinking water—is cracked…

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The Jar Directed by Ebrahim Forouzesh

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival

1994 | Winner: Golden Leopard

São Paulo International Film Festival

1994 | Winner: International Jury Award

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