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Up Next in Abbas Kiarostami’s Childhood Films

  • So Can I

    Directed by Abbas Kiarostami • 1975 • Iran

    The first of Abbas Kiarostami’s films made for, rather than about, children was an experiment in combining live action and animation, done in collaboration with animator Nafiseh Riahi. As two schoolboys watch animated views of animals’ actions—kangaroos...

  • Two Solutions for One Problem

    Directed by Abbas Kiarostami • 1975 • Iran

    This simple moral tale seems to prefigure WHERE IS THE FRIEND’S HOUSE? Two young schoolboys, Dara and Nader, are friends until Dara returns Nader’s notebook torn and Nader retaliates in kind, setting off an escalating battle that leads to destruction of...

  • A Wedding Suit

    Directed by Abbas Kiarostami • 1976 • Iran
    Starring Mohammad Fassih, Mehdi Nekoueï, Massoud Zand

    In a trilevel shopping arcade, a teenage boy who works for a tailor is besieged by two other boys who want to borrow a new suit to wear on a social outing before it’s turned over to its owner. One of...