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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Badkonak-E Sefid

Fortnight 1995, Feature film, 1 h 25

Synopsis

March 21, first day of Spring, is New Year’s Day in Iran. Razieh, aged 7, dreams of a goldfish for the celebrations, as tradition has it. With help from her brother, she persuades her mother to give her her last note, and runs to buy it. In the crowded streets of the big city, she loses her money. But her search will get her to meet new people and live amazing adventures.

Director

Jafar Panahi

He was born in Iran. He graduated at the College of Cinema and TV of Teheran, in direction. He made various short documentary films and was assistant director on Le Poisson de Kambuzia Partovi and on Au travers des oliviers, by Abbas Kiarostami. Badkonak-E Sefid is his first feature film.

Aida Mohammadkhani
Anna Borkowska
Fereshteh Sadr Orafai
Mohammad Shahani
Moshen Kafili

Screenplay
Abbas Kiarostami, sur une idée de Jafar Panahi et Parviz Shahbazi

Image
Farzad Judat

Sound
Mojtaba Mortazavi, Sa’ied Ahmadi

Editing
Jafar Panahi

Set decoration
Hamid Reza Ashtianpou

Production : IRIB Channel Two, Téhéran, Iran Vente à l’étranger : Celluloid Dreams, Paris, France

Title in Original Version : Le Ballon blanc

Awards

Caméra d’or,Prix Art et Essai – CICAE,Prix FIPRESCI