The Color of Paradise

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Release Date: March 24, 2000 (limited)

PG | 1h 30m | Drama

Mohammed (Ramezani), a blind eight year-old, senses that his presence hinders the courtship by his widowed father (Mahjub), a poor coal worker, of a much younger new bride (Zeinati) with a bountiful dowry. Not that the child is alone.

He has a grandmother and two sisters who try to cheer his spirits - and he spends much of the year at a special school for the handicapped in Tehran.

Director: Majid Majidi
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Producer(s): Mehdi Karimi
Cast: Mohsen Ramezani, Hossein Mahjub, Salime Feizi, Elham Sharim, Farahnaz Safari, Masoomeh Zeinati
Writer(s): Majid Majidi
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