Bread and Alley

By Abbas Kiarostami

Original title – Nan va Koutcheh
International title – Bread and Alley
French title – Le Pain et la Rue


A little boy makes his way home clutching a loaf of bread. In an alley, a stray dog blocks his path. Perplexed, the boy tries to follow an old man who unfortunately takes a different direction. The child then tries to pacify the dog by throwing him a piece of bread…


Reza Hashemi
Mehdi Shahrvanfar


Directed by – Abbas Kiarostami
Screenplay – Taghi Kiarostami
Director of Photography – Mehrdad Fakhimi
Editing – Manouchehr Oliyaï
Sound Designer – Harayer

Produced by – Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults – KANOON

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