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Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Bicycleran (The Cyclist)

Edition 1990
82' - 1989 - Drama - Dialogue: Persian
Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf Composer: Majid Zarrindast With: Mahshid Afsharzadeh, Firouz Kiani, Samira Makhmalbaf, Esmail Soltanian
This film is based on an incident I witnessed when I was ten years old. lt was rumoured that a Pakistani refugee had decided to raise money for flood victims In Pakistan by riding a bicycle non-stop for ten days. We went to see the show in a basketball field. There were few spectators but a small fair was beginning to grow around the field. The man collapsed on the seventh day and then people started collecting charity for the flood victim. I meant The Cyclist in a more realistic vein. (Makhmalbaf)

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Credits

Director

Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Composer

Majid Zarrindast

With

Mahshid Afsharzadeh, Firouz Kiani, Samira Makhmalbaf, Esmail Soltanian

Scenario

Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Editor

Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Production studios

Institute for the Cinematographic Affairs of Janbazan Foundation, Seyyed Jamaleddin Hosseini Cultural Foundation

More information

Dialogue

Persian

Countries of production

Iran

Year

1989

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