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1 hr. 20 min.

Plot Summary
The youngest of a destitute Kurdish family has a terminal illness, and his young siblings struggle to pay for a life-saving operation. In desperation, the eldest sister agrees to marry an Iraqi willing to care for the boy. At the border exchange, however, the family of the man rejects the sick boy, putting the siblings in a harrowing race against time.

Cast: Nezhad Ekhtiar-Dini , Amaneh Ekhtiar-Dini , Madi Ekhtiar-Dini , Ayoub Ahmadi , Jouvin Younessi ,

Director: Bahman Ghobadi

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Shooting Gallery

A Time for Drunken Horses (2000)

Release Date: September 13th, 2000|1 hr. 20 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Presents us with characters of such humanity and dignity that it begins to seem obscene that until now we haven't exactly given all that much thought to the Kurds. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    A disturbing and forceful drama. show more

  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    In Bahman Ghobadi's heart-tugger about Kurdish orphans, those wide eyes are too often used as a manipulative device. show more

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