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The House is Black

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  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Forough Farrokhzad directed her first and last feature film in the 1960s, naming it THE HOUSE IS BLACK. Known across the globe as a poet of some renown, Farrokhzad stepped into the visual medium and delivered a stylistic tour de force. Illustrating the lifestyles and physical compromises experienced by leprosy sufferers, THE HOUSE IS BLACK is a harrowing trawl through the disease, and may find viewers fingers uncontrollably reaching to cover their eyes from the onscreen horror. A fantastic addition to the canon of Iranian films, this is a powerful, exemplary work.

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    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 70441

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    "Artful and unflinching..."
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