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The Silence (1999)

Rating:R (for violent images, nudity and language)
Release Date:November 10, 1999
Running time:77 minutes
Cast:Tahmineh Normatova, Nadereh Abdelahyeva, Golbibi Ziadolahyeva, Araz M Mohamadli, Hakem Ghassem
Director:Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Producer:Marin Karmitz
Writer:Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Distributor:New Yorker Films

Description: Directed by Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf, this tale of wonderment follows the sonorous journey of a blind village boy as he goes to work in the city by bus. Every day, the young music instrument tuner gets sidetracked by the seductive sounds of the urban center and carried off on a adventurous detour through the boisterous cityscape.

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