Doha Film Institute

Through the Olive Trees, preceded by Mashhad

DFI Cinema - Doha Film Institute

Hossein Torabi, Abbas Kiarostami / Iran / 1994 / 162 min / Colour / Apple Pro Res 422 / In Persian / Arabic, English subtitles
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Rated: Mature subject matter. May not be suitable for minors. Individuals under the age of 15 are not admitted into cinemas


In this metafictional masterpiece, Kiarostami contemplates cinema and its romantic fallacies. Grounded in Northern Iran’s folk traditions and with a soft focus on its shaken yet convalescent landscape, this warmhearted tale explores what happens when an unrequited love on a film set causes a stir.


Hossein Torabi

Abbas Kiarostami