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A classic Kiarostami considered his first masterpiece.
Shot in black-and-white, Kiarostami’s neorealistic first feature is also considered his first masterpiece. Young Qassem becomes consumed by a single passion: to see a soccer game in Tehran at any cost. Despite his misbehaving and failure at school, this quest exposes how resourceful, smart, adventurous and brave the frustrated little rebel is. As his desperation grows, so do the lengths he goes to find money for his trip—including lying, stealing, suffering painful punishment and, mostView more
Harvard Film Archive Cinematheque, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Although parking in Cambridge is difficult (most of the surrounding streets have restricted parking for Cambridge residents only), metered parking on Broadway and Harvard Streets, as well as the rest of Harvard Square, is free after 8pm. Film-goers are encouraged to use public transportation, particularly the MBTA Red Line.
Film has English subtitles
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