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654 Ratings

The White Balloon

Badkonake sefid

Directed by Jafar Panahi
Iran, 1995
Drama, Family


Several people try to take advantage of a little girl’s innocence to hustle money her mom gave to her to buy a goldfish with.

The White Balloon Directed by Jafar Panahi

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Golden Camera

1995 | Directors' Fortnight

São Paulo International Film Festival

1995 | Winner: International Jury Award

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1996 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

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