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The Patience Stone

The successful film adaptation of the namesake novel
Golshifteh Farahani and Hamid Djavadan
Directed by Atiq Rahimi

The Persian story goes, when your heart is filled with sorrow, find a patience stone or syngué sabour that will listen as you talk to it until it can take no more and bursts into pieces, lifting that weight from your shoulders and leaving you free. This well-known legend has been written up any number of times, including by Iranian novelist Sadegh Chubak, and filmed at least once, in 1968. It is ... more >