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After their father dies, a family of five are forced to survive on their own in a Kurdish village on the border of Iran and Iraq. Matters are made worse when 12 year old Ayoub, the new head of the family, is told that his handicapped brother, Madi, needs an immediate operation in order to remain alive. This heartbreaking tale shows the lengths to which a family will go in order to survive in the h...

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Directed by

Bahman Ghobadi

Written by

Bahman Ghobadi (Writer)

Runtime

80 minutes

Country

Iran

Language

Persian

Cast

Keywords

horse illness orphan siblings mule kurdish

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