The House Is Black

خانه سیاه است, Kẖạneh sy̰ạh ạst
by Forough Farrokhzad 0h20min Iran 1962
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The House Is Black
by Forough Farrokhzad

Set in a leper colony in the north of Iran, The House is Black juxtaposes "ugliness", of which there is much in the world as stated in the opening scenes, with religion and gratitude.

Status of the VoD copy


  • Forough Farrokhzad : Narratrice
  • Ebrahim Golestan : Narrateur


  • Director Forough Farrokhzad
  • Scenario Forough Farrokhzad
  • Photo director Soleiman Minasian, Sharokh Golestan, Amir Karrari
  • Editing Forough Farrokhzad
  • Producer Ebrahim Golestan
  • Production Compagny Studio Golestan

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,37:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1962
  • Release date for France04/14/1963
  • CategoryShort film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguagePersian
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