Like a Tale 2006

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A wounded officer and his two accompanying soldiers are looking for a refuge in Iran at the beginning of the Iran-Iraq war. They arrive an old man's cabin who lives with his grandson. The soldiers except one of them, mistreat the old man , and they all end up in a conflict which leads to the death of the old man and two other soldiers. The grandson and the soldier become friend with each other. the teenager defends him against threats which might lead to his imprisonment. One day, the soldier drowns as he is trying to hide in the reeds of the lake around the cottage... The teenager experiences war even far from the battlefield.

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Persian Title:

مثل یک قصه

Persian Title in English:

Mesle Yek Ghesse

Director(s):

Khosro Sinaei,

Writer(s):

Genres:

Drama,

Related Date:

2006

Run Time:

1h27'

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Director: Khosro Sinaei,

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Categories: Feature,

Director: Khosro Sinaei,

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Director of Photography: Ali Loghmani,

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Categories: Feature,

Director: Khosro Sinaei,

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Director of Photography: Ali Loghmani,

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Categories: Feature,

Director: Khosro Sinaei,

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Director: Khosro Sinaei,

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Cast:

Director of Photography: Mohammad Davoudi, Hossein Jafarian, Mahmoud Kalari, Hamid Khozouei Abyane, Abbas Kiarostami, Farrokh Majidi, Farshad Mohammadi, Fereydoun Shirdel, Mohammadreza Sokout,