The White Balloon 1994

8.1 /10
56 Reviews

Rate This Movie:

The new year is coming. Razieh gets some money from her mother to buy a red fish for the Haft-Sin (a tablecloth provided for the Persian new year including seven things which all start with letter S) but she loses the money on her way. When she is searching for the money, she meets people who can not be with her on the new year but they try to help her reaching her goal.

The White Balloon [leaflet] The White Balloon [leaflet] The White Balloon [scene] The White Balloon [scene]
Persian Title:

بادکنک سفید

Persian Title in English:

Badkonake Sefid

Director(s):

Jafar Panahi,

Writer(s):

Related Date:

1994

Run Time:

1h21'

Posters (3)

The White Balloon [poster] The White Balloon [poster] The White Balloon [poster]

All Photos (18)

The White Balloon [leaflet] The White Balloon [leaflet] The White Balloon [scene] The White Balloon [scene] The White Balloon [scene] The White Balloon [scene] The White Balloon [scene] The White Balloon [scene] The White Balloon [scene] The White Balloon [scene] The White Balloon [behind the scenes] The White Balloon [behind the scenes] The White Balloon [behind the scenes] The White Balloon [behind the scenes] The White Balloon [behind the scenes] The White Balloon [poster] The White Balloon [poster] The White Balloon [poster]
Persian Carpet
Persian Carpet (2006)

In this collection, each director was free in the choice of the subject and the form, through which they are supposed to express whatever they feel for Persian carpet. Different subjects, in different forms of video clip...

Run Time: 2h0' . Release: 2006

Categories: Documentary,

Director: Behrooz Afkhami, Rakhshan Bani Etemad, Bahram Beyzaei, Seyfollah Dad, Bahman Farmanara, Mohammadreza Honarmand, Abbas Kiarostami, Majid Majidi, Dariush Mehrjui, Reza Mirkarimi, Jafar Panahi, Mojtaba Ra'ei, Khosro Sinaei, Kamal Tabrizi, Nourodin Zarin Kalak,

Cast:

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

The Mirror
The Mirror (1999)

With summer starting, kids get back to their homes. except Bahareh. She is waiting for her mother, but her mother didn't show up. The school's maid phones their house,but no one answers. Bahareh has to go home on her own...

Run Time: 1h30' . Release: 1999

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jafar Panahi,

Cast: Mina Mohammad Khani, Rajab Mojdehdi, Naser Omumi, Tahereh Samadpour, Mohtaram Shirzad,

Director of Photography: Farzad Jodat,

Through the Olive Trees
Through the Olive Trees (1993)

In one of the villages around Rudbar, a young builder guy proposes a girl. As the guy possesses no house of himself, he is rejected by the girl’s family. Coincidentally, at the same night of the proposal, an earthquake h...

Run Time: 1h43' . Release: 1993

Categories: Feature,

Director: Abbas Kiarostami,

Cast: Parastoo Abbasi, Ahmad Ahmadpour, Babak Ahmadpour, Nosrat Bagheri, Mahbanou Darabi,

Director of Photography: Bahram Badakhshani, Hossein Jafarian, Farzad Jodat, Farhad Saba,

Offside
Offside (2005)

In the memory of victims of Iran-Japan match, a girl decides to dress up as a boy and enter the stadium in the critical match between Iran and Bahrain, which is the key to enter 2006 World Cup in Germany. She is very wor...

Run Time: 1h28' . Release: 2005

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jafar Panahi,

Cast: Golnaz Farmani, Mohammadreza Gharadaghi, Shayesteh Irani, Mohammad Kheirabadi, Masoud Kheymeh Kaboud,

Director of Photography: Mahmoud Kalari,

Crimson Gold
Crimson Gold (2003)

Reza is not in a good mental and physical state; therefore, it is difficult for him to fulfill his job, which is delivering pizza. Ali, his future wife’s brother, tries to take care of him. One day, Ali and Reza find an...

Run Time: 1h37' . Release: 2003

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jafar Panahi,

Cast: Ehsan Amani, Hossein Emadodin, Kaveh Najmabadi, Pourang Nakhaee, Azita Rayeji,

Director of Photography: Hossein Jafarian,

The Circle
The Circle (2000)

Three women prisoners who have taken a leave of absence and do not intend to go back to prison anymore, try to escape from their miserable life. The first woman gets arrested and is returned to jail. The second one tries...

Run Time: 1h27' . Release: 2000

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jafar Panahi,

Cast: Monir Arab, Mozhgan Faramarzi, Negar Ghadyani, Narges Mamizadeh Razlighli, Khadijeh Moradi,

Director of Photography: Bahram Badakhshani,

10 on Ten
10 on Ten (2004)

This movie is Abbas Kiarostami's comments in ten parts on 10 different projects. During an hour and a half, Kiarostami talks about the dos and don'ts of Cinema and how filmmakers should approach a new style of filmmaking...

Run Time: 1h28' . Release: 2004

Categories: Documentary,

Director: Abbas Kiarostami,

Cast: Abbas Kiarostami,

Director of Photography: Abbas Kiarostami,

The Wind Will Carry Us
The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

A group of people from the city arrive in a little village with a different kind of mission. They pretend to be communications engineers, but they are waiting the death of woman who is over 100. The leader of the group a...

Run Time: 1h59' . Release: 1999

Categories: Feature,

Director: Abbas Kiarostami,

Cast: Behzad Dorani,

Director of Photography: Mahmoud Kalari,

Close-Up
Close-Up (1989)

A young man who looks like the Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf, impersonates him and meets a family while trying to make a movie. The father of the family is suspicious of the young man's identity and finds out the tr...

Run Time: 1h42' . Release: 1989

Categories: Feature,

Director: Abbas Kiarostami,

Cast: Abolfazl Ahankhah, Mehrdad Ahankhah, Mahrokh Ahankhah, Alireza Ahmadi, Hassan Farazmand,

Director of Photography: Alireza Zarrindast,

Taste of Cherry
Taste of Cherry (1997)

A man driving his car is in search of a person who can help him solve all the problems he is suffering from. At first, a soldier gets into his car and he offers him money in return for help. The soldier accepts and the t...

Run Time: 1h35' . Release: 1997

Categories: Feature,

Director: Abbas Kiarostami,

Cast: Ahmad Ansari, Abdolhossein Bagheri, Homayoun Ershadi, Elham Imani, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtari,

Director of Photography: Homayoun Payvar,