The Willow Tree


The Willow Tree
A man who lost his sight as a boy, has an operation in France which restores his sight. He returns home to a wildly different world, now that he can see. Unfortunately he sees so many bad things that he begins to regret the gift of sight. Things get more complicated when he begins to despise his wife and take an interest in much younger women, wanting the experiences he never had as a young man. In Persian with English subtitles.

98 minutes.
Parental Guidance.
Drama, On the art circuit
To see, or not to see, that is the question...
To see, or not to see, that is the question...

Credits

Cast
Parviz Parastui, Roya Taymourian, Afarin Obeisi, Mohammad Amir Naji, Melika Eslafi, Leila Outadi, Mahmoud Behraznia
Director
Majid Majidi
ScreenplayMajid Majidi, Fouad Nahas, Nasser Hashemzadeh
MusicAhmad Pezhman
CinematographyMahmoud Kalari, Bahram Badakshani, Mohammad Davudi
EditingHassan Hassandoost
Sound formatsDolby Digital
Made in2005
Produced byMajid Majidi Film Production, Soureh

IMDB page
Trailer: Small

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageNone
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsNone
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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Debashine Thangevelo quote iconYou'll see things differently after this.
15
Die Burger
Mariana Malan quote icon'n Meesterstuk.
15
iAfrica.com
Rebekah Kendal quote iconAnother spiritual tale from Iranian director Majid Majidi, filled with symbolism, poetry and textured cinematography.
18
The Citizen
Bruce Dennill quote iconThis slow, moody film suggests that you should always be careful what you wish for.
12
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15
Metacritic.com
4 critics
15
Rottentomatoes critics
13 critics
15
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
17

What the People say

Internet
176 Netizens quote iconLook within to find your true vision
14

Average .. 76%

15




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