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The most powerful Iranian film I've seen.
[VIDEO ESSAY] a haunting transgressive documentary that uses a combination of poetry and fact to reveal the humanity hiding beneath the disfigured faces and bodies of impoverished lepers living in the Behkadeh Raji leper colony in Tabriz.
Powerful humanistic film... .
The result is a masterful achievement, and the finest melding of poetry and film since Bunuel and Dali's Un Chien Andalou.
A deceptively simple film.
Farrokhzad breaks through the repugnant aura that has often haunted victims of [leprosy] and affirms their resilience and human beauty.
Rating: 4 stars
Arthouse rating: 4 stars
The short documentary "the house is black is available on YouTube, and I highly encourage a watch. This touched on a disease I honestly never heard of, it's a disease that distorts and morphs the human body. This film didn't push information on this disease by telling sad stories, or giving statistics. It never asked for pity, it just showed the people who have to endure this day in day out. I can't imagine one giving this a poor rating, this could touch the most sadistic of people, brilliant
a magnificent film and only about 20 mins long, in 2 pts on youtube. it's a documentary made at a leper colony in azerbaijan by a persian poet in 1962. huge influence on then emerging iranian film community, among others. a lot of people 'want to see' this so here u go
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