An old couple are washing a Gabbeh in a stream. Suddenly, a young woman depicted on the carpet miraculously comes to life and relates a story of forbidden love. A richly textured weaving of costumes, landscapes, rituals, beliefs, ethnography and traditional storytelling that casts a seductive spell.
“Movies such as this work like meditation or music, to nudge us toward the important.” Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
In partnership with British Council Iran as part of their UK-Iran Season of Culture.
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