Tag Archives: Persian

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 ...
Taste of Cherry
7.7

Taste of Cherry

Sep. 28, 1997

Taste of Cherry

A middle-aged Tehranian man, Mr. Badii is intent on killing himself and seeks someone to bury him after his demise. Driving around the city, the ...
No Land’s Song
7.7

No Land’s Song

Mar. 10, 2016

No Land’s Song

In Iran, since the 1979 Islamic revolution, women are no longer allowed to sing in public as soloists – at least in front of men. Defying ...
A Man of Integrity
7.2

A Man of Integrity

Dec. 06, 2017

A Man of Integrity

Reza, residing in the wilderness with his wife and son, lives a retired life and devotes himself to freshwater fish farming. A private company ...
Disappearance
6.6

Disappearance

Mar. 15, 2018

Disappearance

On a cold winter’s night in modern Tehran, a couple of young lovers run into a serious problem, and they have just a few hours to come up with a ...
The Cyclist
7.3

The Cyclist

Feb. 01, 1989

The Cyclist

The wife of Nasim, an Afghan immigrant in Iran, is gravely ill. He needs money to pay for her care, but his day labor digging wells does not pay ...
Abbas Kiarostomi: Truths and Dreams
7.9

Abbas Kiarostomi: Truths and Dreams

A documentary about Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami first aired on the French television series Cinema de Notre Temps. Release: Abbas ...
A Minor Leap Down
5.5

A Minor Leap Down

Feb. 14, 2015

A Minor Leap Down

Nahal is around thirty and in her fourth month of pregnancy. During a routine check-up she learns that her baby has died and she now faces a ...
Snake’s Fang
6.1

Snake’s Fang

Jan. 02, 1990

Snake’s Fang

Reza, the veteran worker of a print house whose sight is adversely affected because of his job, loses his mother. Finding the gloom reigning over ...
The Mongols
6.9

The Mongols

Oct. 01, 1973

The Mongols

A director of a television series on the history of cinema, who has been grappling with the screenplay of his first feature film, receives an ...
The Runner
7.8

The Runner

Sep. 06, 1985

The Runner

Amiro is a young boy who has lost his home during the war. He spends his days by working odd jobs, until he realizes that the only way that he ...
Those Three
7.0

Those Three

Aug. 16, 2007

Those Three

Just one day from completing their military training, three conscripts desert their camp and escape into the frozen wilderness of Northern Iran. ...