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Hit the Road Jadde Khaki

  Panah Panahi

  Iran     94 minutes

Synopsis

In the striking, humorous, and humanist debut feature from Panah Panahi—son of Iranian New Wave legend Jafar Panahi (The White Balloon, Crimson Gold)—a couple drives their two sons across the stunning countryside toward an unspoken destination. What awaits them remains a mystery for most of Hit the Road, but the journey itself is mesmerizing, even as rambunctious youngster (6-year-old Rayan Sarlak) gives everyone an earful. Effortlessly shifting from subtle comedy to understated drama and back again, Panahi revels in the hilarious, emotional eccentricities of a family on the move and the strangers they meet along the way.

 Farsi with subtitles 

Screenings & Events

In-Theater Screening

Mon, Oct 18 @ 5:15pm CDT

at AMC River East, Screen 9

Virtual Screening

Available to stream Oct 14 @ 12:00pm CDT to Oct 24 @ 11:59pm CDT in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin

Media

Film Credits

  •   Panah Panahi & Mastaneh Mohajer
  •   Panah Panahi
  •   Amir Etminan & Ashkan Mehri
  •   Amin Jafari
  •   Hassan Madjouni, Pantea Panahiha, Rayan Sarlak, Amin Simiar
  •   Payman Yazdanian
  •   JP Productions