By Abbas Kiarostami

Original title – Behdasht-e Dandan 
International title – TOOTHACHE
French title – Rage de dents


From father to son, dental hygiene has always been neglected in Mohammad Reza’s family.
Result: both father and grandfather wear dentures. Mohammad himself is taken with a violent toothache that leads to his being dismissed from school.
At the hospital, a specialist gives him some advice in the art of dental care.



Special thanks to – Malek-zadeh, Karimi, Dianati, Assgari,  Alimorad,  Mirzaï


Written & Directed by – Abbas Kiarostami
Director of Photography – Rastegar
Sound Designer – Changuiz Sayyad

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

International Sales & Festivals – MK2 FILMS