The Key 1986

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A mother goes shopping and leaves her two young children alone. Amir Mohammad, the four year old boy, faces trouble taking care of his younger brother who is less than a year old. On the other hand, the food is burning on the oven. The smell of the burning food and the sound of crying, brings the neighbor to their apartment. She observes that the mother has locked the apartment's door. She can not find her in any of the nearby shops. Later, along with the grandmother of the children, they try to help Amir Mohammad find a spare key and escape the danger of explosion of the boiler and they eventually succeed.

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Persian Title:

کلید

Persian Title in English:

Kelid

Director(s):

Ebrahim Foruzesh,

Writer(s):

Related Date:

1986

Run Time:

1h16'

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