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Gilaneh
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directed by Mohsen Abdolvahab, fl. 2002-2010 and Rakshan Bani-E'temad, 1954-; performed by Baran Kosari, 1995-, Shahrokh Foroutanian, fl. 2004-2012 and Madjid Bahrami, fl. 2003-2005 (Iran: Sheherazad Media International), 1 hour 24 mins
The film illustrates the love and devotion a mother has for her son and daughter even though the violence of war destroys their dreams. As Iranians celebrate the New Year, Iraqi bombs rain down on Tehran in 1988. We meet the widowed Gilaneh and her pregnant daughter who are in search of the daughter's husband who...
directed by Mohsen Abdolvahab, fl. 2002-2010 and Rakshan Bani-E'temad, 1954-; performed by Baran Kosari, 1995-, Shahrokh Foroutanian, fl. 2004-2012 and Madjid Bahrami, fl. 2003-2005 (Iran: Sheherazad Media International), 1 hour 24 mins
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The Orange Suit = نارنجی پوش
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Kianoosh Gerami, 1962-, Homayoun Ershadi, 1947- and Hamed Behdad, 1973- (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 46 mins
This film is about one man's attempt to grapple with the contradictions of modern Iran. The plot is straightforward: a press photographer, inspired by a book on feng shui, begins altering his life by clearing his home, and then his city, of clutter and garbage. In the process he is supported by his son and his son...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Kianoosh Gerami, 1962-, Homayoun Ershadi, 1947- and Hamed Behdad, 1973- (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 46 mins
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Pari = پری
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Khosro Shakibai, 1944-2008, Ali Mosaffa, 1966- and Niki Karimi, 1971- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 53 mins
After reading a book written by a 12th century ascetic, Pari, a student of literature and theater at one of Tehran's universities, becomes obsessed with plumbing the depths of the spiritual and mystical dimension. Pari's obsession becomes so intense that she begins to lose all interest in the outside world and ev...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Khosro Shakibai, 1944-2008, Ali Mosaffa, 1966- and Niki Karimi, 1971- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 53 mins
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Wake Up Arezoo
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directed by Kianoosh Ayyari, 1951-; performed by Ehsan Rezvani, fl. 2005, Mahdi Jafari, fl. 2009-2012 and Behnaz Jafari, fl. 1999-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 21 mins
Director Kianoosh Ayari's story of human tragedy and survival begins with a devastating earthquake that hits a town and nearby village without warning. He works with only two professional actors and some survivors of the December 26, 2003 earthquake that devastated the 2,000-year-old southern Iranian city of Bam,...
directed by Kianoosh Ayyari, 1951-; performed by Ehsan Rezvani, fl. 2005, Mahdi Jafari, fl. 2009-2012 and Behnaz Jafari, fl. 1999-2012 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 21 mins
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سارا
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Khosro Shakibai, 1944-2008, Yasman Malek-Nasr, 1955- and Niki Karimi, 1971- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 41 mins
Mehrjui is one of three Iranian directors who spearheaded Iranian cinema. This New Wave cinema icon is an intellectual director whose films are often inspired by literature. Sara, one of several female-character films of the nineties, offers an Iranian version of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House, with modern-day Tehe...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Khosro Shakibai, 1944-2008, Yasman Malek-Nasr, 1955- and Niki Karimi, 1971- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 41 mins
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No Entry for Men
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directed by Rambod Javan, 1971-; produced by Ali Sartipi, 1961-, Filmiran (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2011), 1 hour 42 mins
This charming romantic comedy takes place in an all girls' school. The Olympiad teacher is not able to teach anymore because of her pregnancy. Against her better judgement, the sternly protective spinster principal decides to break the school's rule for the first time ever and hire a male teacher. A hilarious batt...
directed by Rambod Javan, 1971-; produced by Ali Sartipi, 1961-, Filmiran (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2011), 1 hour 42 mins
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بیست
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directed by Abdolreza Kahani, fl. 2008-2012; performed by Mehran Ahmadi, fl. 2008-2012, Ali Reza Khamseh, fl. 1982-2010 and Mahtab Karamati, 1970- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 25 mins
Mr. Soleimani has been advised by his psychologist to close down his reception hall. And so, he announces to his staff, that he will be closing the hall in twenty days. But his staff - consisting of a crippled man and his wife, a single mother and a struggling actor - are desperate for him to change his mind. T...
directed by Abdolreza Kahani, fl. 2008-2012; performed by Mehran Ahmadi, fl. 2008-2012, Ali Reza Khamseh, fl. 1982-2010 and Mahtab Karamati, 1970- (Iran: Iranian Independents), 1 hour 25 mins
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درخت گلابی
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Mohammad Reza Shaban-Noori, fl. 1998, Golshifteh Farahani, 1983- and Homayoun Ershadi, 1947- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 35 mins
After suffering a serious seizure that has affected his memory, Mahmoud, a famous novelist and political writer, seeks out the solace of the country estate where he lived as a young boy in order to regain his ability to write. As he reconnects with familiar surroundings, the house in which he lived and the pear t...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Mohammad Reza Shaban-Noori, fl. 1998, Golshifteh Farahani, 1983- and Homayoun Ershadi, 1947- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 35 mins
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I am Diego Maradona (Widespread Condemnation to Reduce a Collective Sense of Guilt)
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directed by Bahram Tavakoli, fl. 2007-2015; produced by Javad Noruzbegi, 1966- (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2015), 1 hour 26 mins
Two families become afflicted with a problem because of an unsuccessful marriage and while, the story goes on, we get to know when a mistake occurs, all are the family members, directly or indirectly, involved in. And everyone is able to compensate such mistake and makes the gaps closer. Such knowledge makes all c...
directed by Bahram Tavakoli, fl. 2007-2015; produced by Javad Noruzbegi, 1966- (Iran: Iranian Independents, 2015), 1 hour 26 mins
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Twilight
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directed by Mohammad Rasoulof, 1972-; performed by Ali Reza Mahdaviyan, fl. 2002-2002, Zalkla Bijan, fl. 2002-2002 and Fatemeh Bijan, fl. 2002-2002 (Iran: Sheherazad Media International), 1 hour 20 mins
Documentary director Mohammad Rosoulof makes an impressive feature debut with this simple but powerful true story of prison life in Iran, featuring real-life prisoners playing themselves. A prison warden decides that in order to rehabilitate a repeat offender, he should allow him to marry a female prisoner. The ne...
directed by Mohammad Rasoulof, 1972-; performed by Ali Reza Mahdaviyan, fl. 2002-2002, Zalkla Bijan, fl. 2002-2002 and Fatemeh Bijan, fl. 2002-2002 (Iran: Sheherazad Media International), 1 hour 20 mins
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