Tag Archives: Persian

Takhti
5.3

Takhti

Jan. 01, 1997

Takhti

Ali Hatami’s film on the life of Iranian wrestling champion Takhti remains unfinished. Another director is assigned by the I.R. ...
Wednesday, May 9
6.6

Wednesday, May 9

Sep. 07, 2015

Wednesday, May 9

A man named Jalal publishes an unusual advertisement in one of Tehran’s morning papers to donate $10,000 to a needy person. The news gathers a ...
The Father
7.5

The Father

Jan. 01, 1996

The Father

Mehrollah is a 14-year-old boy who is forced to find a job to support his family after his father dies. He travels to the southern parts of Iran, ...
Sanam
6.3

Sanam

May. 02, 2001

Sanam

In a small valley, riders pursue and kill a man. A horse thief, so his assassins claim. But for his ten year old son Issa, the disappearance of ...
Homework
7.9

Homework

Jan. 01, 1989

Homework

Documentary Abbas Kiarostami directed in 1989 after realizing he was having difficulties assisting his son with his homework. Kiarostami ...
White Nights
7.7

White Nights

Nov. 26, 2003

White Nights

A young university professor, who leads a quiet and reclusive life and fills his life with reading and teaching literature, meet a young girl who ...
So Can I
6.0

So Can I

Jan. 01, 1975

So Can I

“Two children watching animals move in an animated film try to imitate their gestures — until they see real birds fly and a real airplane ...
Inversion
6.2

Inversion

Jul. 19, 2017

Inversion

Tehran’s air pollution has reached maximum levels because of thermal inversion. Unmarried 30-something Niloofar lives with her aged mother, ...
Journey
7.3

Journey

Jan. 02, 1972

Journey

The story is about two poor boys’ search for their father through a Journey from downtown to uptown. Two hungry boys are forced to move through ...
Iran Orphanage
6.0

Iran Orphanage

Oct. 27, 2016

Iran Orphanage

The story of courage and sacrifice of Iranians in the time of war and famine. Release: Yatim Khaneye Iran AKA The Orphanage 2016 480p WEB-DL ...
Iran Is My Land
7.3

Iran Is My Land

Jan. 02, 1999

Iran Is My Land

Sohrab, a provincial young writer, is lost in the desert on the way to Tehran to get a publication license for his book on old Persian poetry, ...
Absolutely Tame Is a Horse
6.7

Absolutely Tame Is a Horse

A corrupted police officer insists on bribing a broke man, so he has to go to everybody and do everything in order to be able to pay him in the ...
360 Degree
4.8

360 Degree

May. 01, 2015

360 Degree

Javid takes the responsibility for the methamphetamine found in his car to save his wife from going to prison. After his release, many people ...
With Others
5.4

With Others

Aug. 27, 2014

With Others

When Arezoo and Amir-Hossein can’t conceive a child together, Arezoo’s friend Tahareh is willing to act as a surrogate. But ...
Salaam Cinema
7.7

Salaam Cinema

Jan. 01, 1995

Salaam Cinema

Makhmalbaf puts an advertisement in the papers calling for an open casting for his next movie. However when hundreds of people show up, he ...
Today
6.1

Today

Feb. 07, 2014

Today

A Tehran taxi driver becomes the impromptu protector of a desperate young pregnant woman after he rushes her to hospital, in this delicate, ...
A Moment of Innocence
7.9

A Moment of Innocence

Aug. 13, 1996

A Moment of Innocence

A semi-autobiographical account of Makmahlbaf’s experience as a teenager when, as a 17-year-old, he stabbed a policeman at a protest rally. ...
As Simple as That
7.1

As Simple as That

Mar. 19, 2008

As Simple as That

A mother and wife is on the brink of an attack. Hengameh Tahareh Ghaziani lives with her husband, her son and daughter in a middle class ...
The White Balloon
7.7

The White Balloon

Feb. 02, 1995

The White Balloon

Several people try to take advantage of a little girl’s innocence to hustle money her mom gave to her to buy a goldfish with. Release: ...
The Hunter
6.3

The Hunter

Apr. 08, 2010

The Hunter

In an act of vengeance, a young man randomly kills two police officers. He escapes to the forest, where he is arrested by two other officers. The ...