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Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

Iran 1976 57 mins. In Persian with English subtitles

In a trilevel shopping arcade, a teenage boy who works for a tailor is besieged by two other boys who want to borrow a new suit to wear on a social outing before it’s turned over to its owner. One of the most accomplished and intricately plotted of Kiarostami’s Kanoon films, this sharply observed drama contains suspense, satire, an undercurrent of violence, and even a magic show. (Janus Films) Preceded by Two Solutions for One Problem (1975, 5 mins.), The Colors (1976, 16 mins.), Tribute to Teachers (1977, 20 mins.), and How to Make Use of Leisure Time: Painting (1977, 7 mins.).