The School that was Blown Away - 1996

Directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf

A makeshift nomad school is visited by a former educator hoping to relive his past life.

Color, 8 minutes, Farsi

Original Title: Madreseh-ee Keh Baad Bord

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Cast


Abbas Sayahi  
Mohammad Hossein Kashghouli  

Crew


Writer Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Director Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Director of Photography Mahmoud Kalari
Sound Recordist Mojtaba Mir Tahmasab
Editor Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Sound Mixer Abbas Rastegarpour
Music Hossein Ali Zadeh

Pictures


An unexpected visitor.

An unexpected visitor.

Quizzing the students.

Quizzing the students.

An impromptu spelling test.

An impromptu spelling test.

Reciting 'Mother's Story.'

Reciting "Mother's Story."

The children at recess.

The children at recess.

The visitor inquires about the peculiar nature of the school, the teacher is convinced he is a government inspector.

The visitor inquires about the peculiar nature of the school, the teacher is convinced he is a government inspector.

Describing the events that led to the school's current location.

Describing the events that led to the school's current location.

'I know my lesson well so I have no fear.'

"I know my lesson well so I have no fear."

Reciting 'The Story of the School that was Blown Away.'

Reciting "The Story of the School that was Blown Away."

DVD


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