Director: Mohammad-Ali Talebi
Year: 2000
Country: Iran, Japan
Length: 81 min
Language: Farsi
Subtitles: CZ / EN
Premiere: Bangkok IFF

willow and wind

بید و باد


When a young student is asked by his strict teacher to replace a broken classroom window, he embarks on a stunning journey through the heart of a dense windy forest to fulfill his impossible task.

A touching story which confidently combines big-hearted humanism with Hitchcockian tension in a breathtakingly beautiful style, Willow and Wind is one of the masterpieces of Iranian cinema that proves once again that great filmmaking is possible with the simplest of tools.