Rent Gabbeh on DVD


1997 Rated NR 1hr 15m

In this poetic film from Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf, an elderly couple is involved in the ritual of cleaning their gabbeh a beautiful, intricately designed rug. Suddenly, a woman who resembles one of the figures depicted on the carpet emerges from the gabbeh. She recounts the history of her nomadic clan and the story of her love for a man from outside her tribe. This magical musing on love and art won numerous film festival awards.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Persian: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.