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Flower Storm

Iran, 1972 (MIFF 1973)

Director: Ali Akbar Sadeghi

This animated film, based on Persian miniatures, tells of the inhabitants of two towns in the Middle Ages who live in peace and harmony until their kings star! to fight over a bird they both have shot down while hunting. War breaks out, but children, during the night, substitute flowers for the cannon bails. The next day, there is-not a battle-but a flower storm.

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