The Wind Will Carry Us
aka Bad ma ra khakad bord
First screened in March 2001
Director: Abbas Kiarostami. Cast: Behzad Dourani, Bahman Ghobadi, Noghre Asadi, Roushan Karam Elmi, Shahpour Ghobadi, Reihan Heidari, Masood Mansouri, Ali Reza Naderi, Frangis Rahsepar, Masoameh Salimi, Farzad Sohrabi, Lida Soltani. Screenplay: Abbas Kiarostami.

Twitter Capsule: [Withheld until I revisit the movie. No longer trust my recalled response.]

VOR:   Culmination of a decade's evolution for Kiarostami before major breaks in his M.O. Ground feels well-covered but poetic eloquence remains stirring, and very much his.

Photo © 1999 MK2 Productions, © 2000 New Yorker Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

Venice Film Festival: Grand Special Jury Prize; FIPRESCI Prize

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