52nd edition

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.

Casting

  • Aida Mohammadkhani
  • Anna Borkowska
  • Fereshteh Sadr Orafai
  • Mohammad Shahani
  • Moshen Kafili

Team

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

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