• Feature
  • 1991
  • 90 Minutes
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language: Persian (Farsi)

After death of their father in the village, Jafar & Jamal were kidnapped by a driver & sold to Abdullah. Being separated from his sister, Jafar hit the road to find Jamal; unaware of she is very close to him.

Director: Majid Majidi

Screenwriter: Majid Majidi, Seyed Mehdi Shojaei

Production Company: Art Center in cooperation with Islamic Propagation Organization



1991: Fajr International Film Festival, Iran

1992: Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan / Cannes Film Festival, France / Montreal World Film Festival, Canada

1993: Sao Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil

Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Majid Majidi, Seyed Mehdi Shojaei

Producer: Cinema ministration of Art Center (Hozeh Honari) of Islamic Propagation Organization

Editor: Mohammad Reza Mouyini

Music: Mohammad Reza Aligholi

Sound: Abbas Rastegarpour, Behrouz Shahamat

DOP / Camera: Mohammad Dormanesh

Cast: Mohammad Kasebi, Mehrollah Mazarehi, Allahnour Barahouei, Eydouk Moghadam, Maryam Tahan, Habibollah Hadad, Ahmad Rajabi


Majid Majidi

Majid Majidi, a Prominent director in Iran’s cinema who started filmmaking after the revolution (1979). Baduk was his debut experience as a director. Later on, he made other movies & continued the same subtle attitude toward children’s world. He has directed “Children of Heaven” which was one the five final nominees of Oscar prize.

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