The Color of Paradise

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The Color of Paradise Review


Life has to suck pretty badly when you live in Iran. But if you're a blind kid and your dad wants to be rid of you? Fuggedaboudit.

The Color of Paradise borders on hopeless, with a spiritual message available to those who struggle through it. Unfortunately, the tale of the cursed young Mohammed (Ramezani) is muddled by the subplot of a dying grandmother, a familiar story of a woman trying to let go of life. Zzzzz. Sad and tragic, with but a glimmer of hope at the end.

Oh, and as it turns out, the actual color of paradise is burnt orange. Who knew?

Aka Rang-e khoda.



The Color of Paradise

Facts and Figures

Run time: 90 mins

In Theaters: Thursday 7th September 2000

Distributed by: Sony Pictures Classics

Production compaines: Varahonar Company

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 87%
Fresh: 27 Rotten: 4

IMDB: 8.2 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Starring: as Vater, as Mohammad, Salameh Feyzi as Großmutter, as Mohammads große Schwester, as Mohammads kleine Schwester, Behzad Rafi as Dorflehrer, as Lehrer, Morteza Fatemi as Tischler

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