The Mirror (1998)

The Mirror




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A little Iranian girl's mother neglects to pick her up from school so the child walks home alone through Tehran's bustling streets. It's not much of a story, but this Iranian drama has a neat twist or two that rises above the plot, creating a neat film about filmmaking.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Art House & International, Special Interest
Directed By:
Written By: Jafar Panahi
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On DVD: Apr 5, 2005
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Critic Reviews for The Mirror

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | September 26, 2002
New York Times
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Full Review… | April 20, 2001
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

The two dominant strands of post-revolution Iranian cinema - quaint neorealism and thick meta theory - come together in this wily experiment.

Full Review… | July 12, 2012

A worthy and captivating picture.

Full Review… | July 28, 2005
Combustible Celluloid

Jafar Panahi's absorbing, innovative drama about the disarming ways in which children express their own distinct personalities without modesty or grandiosity.

Full Review… | February 13, 2002
Spirituality and Practice

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