The House Is Black (1962)

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Film details

  • Director

    Forough Farokhzad

  • Country

    Iran

  • Year

    1962

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Film

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Alternative titles

  • KHANEH SIAH AST Original

Synopsis

Accompanied by a poetic voiceover by Forough Farrokhzad, the documentary is an observation of the isolated world of a leper colony near Tabriz. Shows the daily lives of leprosy sufferers whose bodies are tragically deformed by the disease.

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