The Key - 1986

Directed by Ebrahim Forouzesh

A young boy experiences a series of misadventures when he is left home alone with his baby brother. Though the problems he comes across are insignificant and easily fixable to an adult, they are significantly magnified when seen through the eyes of a child.

Color, 1 hour 16 minutes, Farsi

Original Title: Kelid

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Star Rating


Firouzan Rank # 41

Cast


Amir Mohammad Pourhassan  
Emad Taheri  
Fatemeh Assar  
Manijeh Pourhassan  
Firouzeh Pourhassan  
Abbas Jafari  
Morad Mohammadi  
Mahnaz Anasrian  

Crew


Writer Abbas Kiarostami
Director Ebrahim Forouzesh
Producer Ali Reza Zarrin
Director of Photography Mohammad Aladpoush
Sound Recordist Nezam Aldin Kiaee
Ahmad Asghari
Editor Abbas Kiarostami
Sound Mixer Chengiz Seyyed

Pictures


The boy peacefully sleeps unaware of the hectic day he is about to experience.

The boy peacefully sleeps unaware of the hectic day he is about to experience.

Troubles begin in his attempt at refilling his bird's water bowl.

Troubles begin in his attempt at refilling his bird's water bowl.

Something as simple as turning on the sink is not easy for a child with limited reach.

Something as simple as turning on the sink is not easy for a child with limited reach.

Trying to calm the baby.

Trying to calm the baby.

A concerned neighbor goes searching for the boy's mother who had gone shopping.

A concerned neighbor goes searching for the boy's mother who had gone shopping.

Unaware of his big brother's problems.

Unaware of his big brother's problems.

The boy is unable to let his neighbor in without a key.

The boy is unable to let his neighbor in without a key.

The boy's granny tries to help the neighbor, the two are concerned that gas may be leaking into the apartment.

The boy's granny tries to help the neighbor, the two are concerned that gas may be leaking into the apartment.

Granny instructs the boy with the aid of a greens salesman's bullhorn.

Granny instructs the boy with the aid of a greens salesman's bullhorn.

The Key.

The Key.

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