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1,954 Ratings

A Time for Drunken Horses

Zamani barayé masti asbha | کاتێک بۆ مەستیی ئەسپەکان

Directed by Bahman Ghobadi
Iran, 2000
Drama, War


After their father dies, a family of five are forced to survive on their own in a Kurdish village on the border of Iran. Matters are made worse when 12-year-old Ayoub, the new head of the family, is told that his handicapped brother, Madi, needs an immediate operation in order to remain alive.

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A Time for Drunken Horses Directed by Bahman Ghobadi

Critics reviews

Ghobadi creates several harrowing sequences detailing the smuggling operation, which is not only illegal, but deathly dangerous, as the region the smugglers cross is plagued with land mines. Indeed, the film builds to a climax that’s almost unbearably suspenseful.
May 18, 2018
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