The Willow Tree (2005 film)

The Willow Tree (Persian: بید مجنون, translit. Bid-e Majnoon) is an 2005 Iranian film directed by Majid Majidi.[1] It tells the story of Youssef, a man blinded in a fireworks accident, when eight years old. After an operation he regains his vision, changing his life in unexpected ways. It was filmed from 10 February 2004 – 10 August 2004 in both Tehran and Paris.[2][3][4]

The Willow Tree
Beed-e majnoon film poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byMajid Majidi
Written byMajid Majidi
Fouad Nahas
Nasser Hashemzadeh
Produced byMajid Majidi
StarringParviz Parastui
Roya Taymourian
Afarin Obeisi
Mohamad Reza Amir Naji
CinematographyMahmoud Kalari
Bahram Badakshani
Mohammad Davudi
Edited byHassan Hassandoost
Music byAhmad Pejman
Release date
11 August 2005
Running time
96 minutes

It was released in the United States on August 3, 2007.[1]



  1. ^ a b "The Willow Tree (2005)". IMDb. Retrieved December 3, 2018.
  2. ^ Holden, Stephen (3 August 2007). "Blind Man's Dark Paradise, Laid to Waste by the Gift of Sight". The New York Times.
  3. ^ "Review: The Willow Tree". Slant Magazine. 24 July 2007.
  4. ^ "The Willow Tree (Beed-e Majnoon)".

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