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A moralistic, pedagogical tale of two schoolboys who get into a fight after one of them, Dara, returns a borrowed book with a torn cover.
Very simple plot, but very warmly humourous (drawing up a table listing the incurred damages was extremely funny). Might be an allegory for war.
Holidays break # 9 http://www.jonathanrosenbaum.net/2000/07/short-and-sweet-kiarostami%E2%80%99s-experimental-origins/
A very good simple short film by Abbas Kiarostami. I have to watch more of his work, but so far I think he's one of the filmmakers who knows best how to work with children.
En una manera simple, Kiarostami expone una lección moral entre dos niños expuestos a un problema. Es la traducción infantil de cómo un conflicto se gesta para luego ser dilatado o menguado.
Near the end of the "Good Solution", the boys still "wrestle" a little bit at the courtyard... simple and straightforward story for kids made by a master.
Pretty darn simple. Someone should show it to Trump and his cabinet--it's that elemental.
The perils of brinksmanship!
this is how the New Testament is supposed to work