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1 hr. 27 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf and his son, Maysam, explore the Baha'i faith, a religion which is forbidden in their native Iran.


Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Genres: Documentary

The Gardener (2013)

Release Date: January 1st, 2013|1 hr. 27 min.

critic reviews (5)
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  • 70
    Deborah Young The Hollywood Reporter

    Images and metaphors whimsicially combine in a fine, fast-flowing documentary introducing the Baha'i faith. show more

  • 80
    Manohla Dargis The New York Times

    An intimate, discursive inquiry into religious belief that opens to include questions about cinema. show more

  • 70
    Aaron Cutler Village Voice

    The filmmaker once responsible for virtuoso, tragicomic social critiques like The Cyclist (1987) and Marriage of the Blessed (1989) now delicately works to see how beautiful the world can look when people embrace each other's differences. show more

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