Release date27 May 1998 WriterMohsen Makhmalbaf, Samira Makhmalbaf CastMassoumeh Naderi, Zahra Naderi, Ghorban Ali Naderi, Zahra Saghrisaz, Azizeh Mohamadi ScreenplaySamira Makhmalbaf, Mohsen Makhmalbaf Similar moviesMohsen Makhmalbaf wrote the screenplay for The Apple and directed Hello Cinema
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The Apple (Persian: سیب, translit. Sib) is the 1998 directorial debut by Samira Makhmalbaf, daughter of Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf. The film is based on a true story and features the real people that actually lived it. The film was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.
Two daughters are locked up by their parents; an unemployed man and his blind wife, for eleven years. Their neighbours call social workers to investigate the situation and the results lead the girls on a bittersweet path to the rest of the world.