The Cyclist - 1987
Directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf
In order to pay his wife's medical bills, an Afghan Laborer agrees to ride a bike for seven straight days as part of the sensationalist scheme of a con-man.
Color, 1 hour 19 minutes, Farsi
Original Title: Bycycleraan
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Firouzan Rank # 40
|Mahsheed Afsharzadeh||Gypsy Woman|
|Mohammad Reza Maleki||Jomeh|
|Samira Makhmalbaf||Gypsy Girl|
|Producer||Sadegh Jal Ali|
|Director of Photography||Ali Reza Zarrindoust|
|Sound Recordist||Farhad Arzmandi|
|Production Designer||Mohsen Makhmalbaf|
A daredevil motorcyclist prepares for his show.
Nassim (Moharam Zinalzadeh) pays little attention to the daredevil as he is preoccupied with his wife's condition.
Nassim and his son dig wells to earn money.
As his son gives him water, the ringmaster pumps up the crowd on the megaphone.
Nassim's dream-like state.
Staying awake by any means possible.
The press come to see Nassim's remarkable feat.
Nassim's wife's life depends on his success.
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