Breaktime

Original title: Zangu-e Tafrih
Type: Fiction

Crew:
Written and Directed
by: Abbas Kiarostami
Director of Photography: Alireza Zarrindast, Morteza Rastegar
Editing: R. Emami
Sound: Harayer
Company: Institute for Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults – Kanoon – Iran
Year: 1972
Running Time: 11 min
Film Gauge: 35mm, B & W
Original Version: No dialogue

Synopsis:
Punished for having smashed a window with his ball, a child has to stand in the school corridor. When classes finish he heads for home only to find his way blocked by a football match.
He manages to get through but finds himself on a bumpy road that leads to the city limits.