Homework

Homework
Genre: Documentary | Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Language: Persian, English Subtitles | Length: 86 minutes | Country: Iran | Year: 1989 | Rating: NR

The films consists almost exclusively of interviews with a number of pupils and two fathers of pupils at Shahid Masumi school who are asked to give their opinion on the traditional teaching practice of assigning homework. Issues such as some parents’ illiteracy and their inability to help their children with the homework are raised. The children don’t always succeed in hiding the more embarrassing aspects of their family life.

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