The Journey of the Stone

  • Feature
  • 1977
  • 114 Minutes
  • Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Language: Persian (Farsi)

For years the only windmill in the village is The Landlord's and he uses it to nobble the people. He also prevents people from building another windmill to make profit. Finally, people carved a big stone for the new windmill and succeeded to carry it to the village. The stone destroys the landlord’s house of cruelty.

Director: Masoud Kimiaei

Screenwriter: Masoud Kimiaei (plot based on “The Stone & The Bugle” a short story by Behzad Farahani)

Production Company: Kargah Azad Film


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Awards

1979: winner of best film in Cairo International Film Festival, prize of Catholic World Organization, best director prize


Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Masoud Kimiaei (plot based on “The Stone & The Bugle” a short story by Behzad Farahani)

Producer: Masoud Kimiaei, Esfandiar Monfaredzadeh

Editor: Abbas Ganjavi

Music: Majid Entezami, Esmaeel Mahan

Sound: Ali Lotfali

DOP / Camera: Houshang Baharlou

Cast: Saeed Rad, Farzaneh Taeidi, Mohammad Reza Fazeli, Hossein Gil, Amrollah Saberi, Hamid Taati, Arash Taj Tehrani, Giti Pashyi


Director

Masoud Kimiaei

Born in 1941 in Tehran. Masoud Kimiaei, is one of prominent filmmakers of “New Wave” in Iran’s cinema. Some of his significant movies are “Gheysar”, “Gavaznha”,
“Ghazal” and “Sorb”. Kimiaei is considered as one of the most popular directors in Iranian cinema.

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