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The Cycle = دایره مینا
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Fourouzan, fl. 1964-1978, Ezzatolah Entezami, 1924- and Saeed Kangarani, 1954- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 38 mins
Dariush Mehrjui took the title of his 1973 film from a line by the medieval Persian mystic poet Hafiz: 'Because of the cycle of the universe, my heart is bleeding.' This bleeding is both literal and figurative: A rural young man, Ali, and his ailing father become a part of in the corrupt and unsanitary 'free mark...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Fourouzan, fl. 1964-1978, Ezzatolah Entezami, 1924- and Saeed Kangarani, 1954- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 38 mins
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Good To Be Back =چه خوبه که برگشتی
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Reza Attaran, fl. 1995, Mahnaz Afshar, 1977- and Hamed Behdad, 1973- (Privately Published, 2013), 1 hour 36 mins
This film, directed by Dariush Mehrjui, features actors Hamed Behdad, Mahnaz Afshar, and Reza Attaran.
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Reza Attaran, fl. 1995, Mahnaz Afshar, 1977- and Hamed Behdad, 1973- (Privately Published, 2013), 1 hour 36 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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بانو
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Sima Tirandaz, fl. 1992-2012, Fathali Oveisi, fl. 1978-2008 and Bita Farahi, 1958- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 48 mins
When Miriam, the wife of a wealthy businessman, discovers her husband has been having an affair and wants to divorce her, she is devastated. However, when she meets a middle-aged couple who have fallen on hard times, she takes them in as guests in her large but lonely house. So begins her 'adoption' of the city's...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Sima Tirandaz, fl. 1992-2012, Fathali Oveisi, fl. 1978-2008 and Bita Farahi, 1958- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 48 mins
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دختر دایی گمشده
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939- (Iran: Privately Published), 38 mins
Dear Cousin is Lost was first screened at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival as the first part of a two film feature titled, Tales of Kish (the second part being Testing Democracy). Set on Kish, a duty-free island in Iran, Dear Cousin Is Lost constitutes a highly eccentric narrative about lost love and longing. The fi...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939- (Iran: Privately Published), 38 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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Hayat-e Poshti Madrese-ye Adl-e Afagh = The School We Went To
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Amrollah Saberi, fl. 1972-1999, Ezzatolah Entezami, 1924- and Ali Nassirian, 1935- (Privately Published, 1980), 1 hour 18 mins
With a script intended to function as a metaphot for the Iranian revolution, this film is about teenagers who rebel against their authoritative school principle. It was sponsored by the Iranian Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults.
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Amrollah Saberi, fl. 1972-1999, Ezzatolah Entezami, 1924- and Ali Nassirian, 1935- (Privately Published, 1980), 1 hour 18 mins
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Tehran Tehran = طهران تهران
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939- and Mehdi Karampoor, fl. 2003-2012; produced by M.A. Hossein-Nejad, fl. 2002-2010; performed by Borzou Arjmand, fl. 2000-2014, Katayun Amir Ebrahimi, fl. 1963-2010 and Ali Abedini, fl. 1984-2010 (Privately Published, 2010), 2 hours
This film consists of two short dramas, one directed by Dariush Mehrjui and the other by Mehdi Karampoor, featuring Ali Abedini, Katayun Amir Ebrahimi, and Borzou Arjmand.
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939- and Mehdi Karampoor, fl. 2003-2012; produced by M.A. Hossein-Nejad, fl. 2002-2010; performed by Borzou Arjmand, fl. 2000-2014, Katayun Amir Ebrahimi, fl. 1963-2010 and Ali Abedini, fl. 1984-2010 (Privately Published, 2010), 2 hours
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اجاره نشینها
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Farimah Farjami, 1950-, Ezzatolah Entezami, 1924- and Akbar Abdi, 1958- (Iran: Privately Published), 2 hours 6 mins
In an old, crumbling building occupied by four families, butcher Abbas Agha declares himself the legal representative of the landlord. Tempted by a housing agency to take over the house, Abbas Agha stops the lodgers from repairing the house. In the end, the house crumbles and the lodgers are physically and financi...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Farimah Farjami, 1950-, Ezzatolah Entezami, 1924- and Akbar Abdi, 1958- (Iran: Privately Published), 2 hours 6 mins
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