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The Apple

  • Release Date: Feb 19, 1999
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 25 min.
  • Genres: Family Drama, Feminist Film, Drama
  • Director:Samira Makhmalbaf


This Iranian drama, scripted by [[Performer~P100855~Mohsen Makhmalbaf~mohsenmakhmalbaf]], was directed by his 17-year-old daughter, [[Performer~P236829~Samirah Makhmalbaf~samiramakhmalbaf]]. His screenplay is based on factual news accounts of two 11-year-old girls who were locked away from the world by their parents until social workers stepped in. Shooting in video and on celluloid, the two [[Performer~P100855~Makhmalbafs~mohsenmakhmalbaf]] managed to get the actual family members to portray themselves...more