(Iran/France, 1996, 72 minutes)

An aged couple stop by a river to wash a heirloom carpet whose story is told to them by a beautiful young woman. Slight but charming Persian fairytale, whose breathtaking visuals go a long way toward making up for its naïf, stop-start storytelling.

MK2 Productions presents a Sanaye Dasti/MK2 Productions production. Starring Abbas Sayah, Shaghayeh Djodat, Hossein Moharami, Rogheih Moharami, Parvaneh Ghalandari. Directed, written and edited by Mohsen Makhmalbaf; produced by Khalil Daroudchi and Khalil Mahmoudi; music by Hossein Alizadeh; director of photography, Mahmoud Kalari.


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