Gabbeh (1996)



An elderly couple go about their routine of cleaning their gabbeh (a intricately-designed rug), while bickering gently with each other. Magically, a young woman appears, helping the two clean the rug. This young woman belongs to the clan whose history is depicted in the design of the gabbeh, and the rug recounts the story of the courtship of the young woman by a stranger from the clan.

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf.
Writer: Mohsen Makhmalbaf.
Stars: Shaghayeh Djodat, Hossein Moharami, Roghieh Moharami, Abbas Sayahi.


Note: HD copy added on January 3, 2022.

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One Comment

  1. Michael
    April 19, 2018

    Already have this but it deserves a comment. Wonderful film

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