For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
685 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.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
The White Balloon Directed by Jafar Panahi

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Golden Camera

São Paulo International Film Festival

1995 | Winner: International Jury Award

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1996 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film

What are people saying?

Related films