Talaye Sorkh

Crimson Gold

(Iran/France/Italy, 2003, 96 minutes)

A penniless Teheran pizza delivery boy, confronted daily by the social injustice around him, finally snaps. Bleak but utterly gripping drama of contemporary society that gingerly avoids the pitfalls of both the “problem picture” and the cloying tearjerker.

A Jafar Panahi Production/Lumen Films/Mikado Film presentation/production. Starring Hossain Emadeddin, Kamyar Sheisi, Azita Rayeji, Shahram Vaziri, Pourang Nakhaei, Kaveh Najmabadi, Saber Safaei, Yadollah Samadian, Ramin Rastad, Behnaz Houri; and Ehsan Amadi, Mehran Rajabi. Directed, produced and edited by Jafar Panahi; written by Abbas Kiarostami; music by Peyman Yazdanian; director of photography (Iran Center fo Film Industries color), Hossain Jafarian; art director, Iraj Raminfar.


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