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The Color of Paradise

Chopstick Cinema

This Month's Film: The Color of Paradise
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Childhood is less than ideal for eight-year-old Mohammad, blind since birth. As if being blind weren't difficult enough, his mother is dead, his father is ashamed of him, and although he excels in his studies at a school for the blind in Tehran, he misses his sisters and grandmother back home on the family farm.

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