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The Door

Synopsis:
An old man carries a worn-out wooden door, which is the last remainder of his belongings; on his shoulders in the desert and her masked daughter along with a goat follow him. The postman comes with a bicycle and brings a letter for the door that the old man is carrying on his shoulders. The old man puts down the door from his back and opens the door to get the letter from the postman. But when he notices that it is a love letter for his daughter he tears the letter, closes the door and puts it on his shoulders an goes on until……….

Titles: 

Original Title: Dar
Script writer & Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Cast:
Mohhamad Nabhan
Nourieh Mahigiran
Assistant Director: Marziyeh Meshkiny
Editor: Maysam Makhmalbaf
Script supervisor: Hana Makhmalbaf
Director of photography: Mohammad Ahmadi
Sound: Nezam Kiaee
Producer: Kish Island
Comments: This film is one episode of: The stories of Kish, which was first screened in competition of Cannes Film Festival, 1999.
22 Minutes
 

Festivals: 
  1. Cannes Film Festival (in official Competion), France 1999.
  2. Singapore Film Festival, Singapore 2000.
  3. Bangkok Film Festival, Thailand 2000.
  4. Pusan Film Festival, South Korea 2000.
  5. Tokyo Film Festival, Japan 2000.
  6. Bulgarian Film Festival, Bulgaria 2000.
  7. The Festival of Iranian Films at the Chicago film Center, USA 2000.
  8. Moscow Film Festival, Russia 2001.
  9. The Festival of Iranian Films at Macedonia, 2001.
  10. The Festival of Iranian Films in Leipzig, 2000.
    “ Retrospective of Mohsen Makhmalbaf”
     
  11. The Festival of Iranian Films in Yugoslavia, 2000.
  12. The Festival of Iranian Films in Bangladesh, 2000.
    “ Retrospective of Mohsen Makhmalbaf”
  13. The Festival of Iranian Films in Greece, 2000.
  14. The Festival of Iranian Films in India, 2000.
    “ Retrospective of Mohsen Makhmalbaf”
  15. The Festival of Iranian Films in New Delhi, 2001.
    “ Retrospective of Mohsen Makhmalbaf”
  16. The Festival of Iranian Films in St. Petersburg, 2001.
    “Retrospective of Mohsen Makhmalbaf”
  17. Calcutta Film Festival, India 2001.
  18. Moscow Film Festival, Russia 2001.
    “ Retrospective of Makhmalbaf film House”