The Color of Paradise
The Color of Paradise (2000)

In this Iranian film, Mohammad is a student at a special school for blind children in Tehran. The summer vacation in the country is a joyous experience for Mohammad, until he discovers his father is thinking about remarrying and considers… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 19, 2000
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

A modest and accessible Iranian film, softer than most but still intriguing.

Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

We find what people are made of, and it isn't always comforting.

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Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

The entire film is memorable in its sweet simplicity.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

When more film lovers discover the visual beauty of this film and continue to be haunted by its imagery, Majidi's films will surely receive more screenings in the states

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Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net

It tells with sophisticated simplicity a not so simple story of faith and unconditional love and the sadness that comes to one who falls short in both.

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Visually stunning and emotionally wrenching...an uncommonly graceful and deeply moving portrayal of the hopes and desolation of childhood.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A convincing spiritual parable about the bounties of grace and the emptiness of a life not filled with gratitude to God.

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Flixster Audience Score: 96% Flixster User Reviews
familiar stranger
This was relatively a great relief after having a head exploding experience through 'The Song Of Sparrows'.
Panta Oz
Rang-e Khoda (literal translation from Persian: The Color of God), is an Iranian film well written and directed by Majid Majidi. It is warm, innocently honest… More
Luke Baldock
A strong, moving tale of beauty and faith. Ramezani (blind in real life) plays a blind boy returning home for the summer from his school for the blind. He is… More
John Ballantine
I really loved this film. The Iranian canon is quite delightful and Majid is the second best director to come out of his country. The scenes involving the blind… More
George Matalliotakis
Achieves beauty through simplicity.
Nicolas Korovessis
A very touching story about a blind boy, full of love and will, who has lost his mother and his condition is a clear incovenience to his father. In his… More

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