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The Traveler (Mossafer) (Iran, 1974)

The Traveler (1974)
May 14, 2014 - 7:30 pm

40th Anniversary Screening!

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami.

Many of the qualities of director Abbas Kiarostami’s mature work were powerfully present at the beginning of his career, as well.  Case in point, his second feature, The Traveler, a bittersweet, deeply humanist story about a young boy from the countryside determined to see his favorite soccer team play in Tehran.  

Screenwriter: Abbas Kiarostami. Cinematographer: Firooz Malekzadeh. Cast: Hassan Darabi, Masud Zandbegleh.

35mm, b/w, in Persian with English subtitles, 83 min.