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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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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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پستچی
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 44 mins
Taghi, a postman, lives with his beautiful young wife on his master's land. He is sexually weak. His doctor is a vet who treats him with herbal medicines. The master's nephew is a young engineer who aims to establish a pig breeding farm on his uncle's land. The young engineer sleeps with Taghi's wife. Taghi's ego...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939- (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 44 mins
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Bemani = بمانی
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directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Mohammad Habibian, fl. 2002, Masoumeh Bakhshi, fl. 2002 and Neda Aghaei, fl. 2002 (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 34 mins
The plight of Iranian women is detailed in this harrowing drama from Iranian director Dariush Mehrjui. Attempting to escape an arranged marriage with a much older man, a desperate young woman follows the example of her friend and opts for self-immolation. Bemani made its theatrical debut at the 2002 Cannes Film Fe...
directed by Dariush Mehrjui, 1939-; performed by Mohammad Habibian, fl. 2002, Masoumeh Bakhshi, fl. 2002 and Neda Aghaei, fl. 2002 (Iran: Privately Published), 1 hour 34 mins
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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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