TWO LEGGED HORSE

ASBE DU-PA

By Samira MAKHMALBAF

WILD BUNCH - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2007


    • Year of production
    • 2007
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • IRAN
    • Duration
    • 101 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Samira MAKHMALBAF
    • Producer(s)
    • Mohsen MAKHMALBAF
    • Synopsis
    • A man from the city visits a poor village and offers a ten-year-old peasant boy the chance to work.
      In order to get the job, the boy has to take part in a competition with other poor children. The man will employ whoever can carry a crippled child - who lost his legs in war - to school on his back. A tough contest takes place and finally, the boy wins.
      For one dollar a day, the peasant boy carries his crippled charge to school and back. Like a horse. He races with donkeys in the street. He bathes his rider; he plays with him, tends to him, and takes bread to his family. But the crippled boy is not happy: he had asked his father to buy him a horse, not a boy.
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