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Gabbeh

  • Release Date: Oct 10, 1996
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 15 min.
  • Genres: Drama
  • Director:Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Synopsis

[[Performer~P100855~Mohsen Makhmalbaf~mohsenmakhmalbaf]]'s Gabbeh is just the second Iranian film ever widely distributed in the U.S. ([[Performer~P199517~Jafar Panahi~jafarpanahi]]'s [[Feature~V134796~The White Balloon~thewhiteballoon]] was the first). A gabbeh is an Iranian carpet produced by the nomadic Ghashghai tribe of southern Iran, comparable to the folk art of American quilts; in the film's opening scenes, an elderly husband and wife travel to a nearby stream to wash their gabbeh, discussing the...more

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