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Atash bas
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written by Tahmineh Milani, fl. 1989-2013; directed by Tahmineh Milani, fl. 1989-2013; produced by Mohammad Nikbin, fl. 1996-2012; performed by Keikavous Yakideh, fl. 2006, Mohammad Nikbin, fl. 1996-2012, Ahmad Mehranfar, fl. 2006-2012, Niloofar Khosh-kholgh, fl. 2001-2012, Elsa Firuz Azar, fl. 1996-2011, Elnaz Firuz Azar, fl. 2005-2011, Atila Pesiani, fl. 1988-2012, Mohammad Reza Golzar, 1975- and Mahnaz Afshar, 1977- (Iran: Privately Published, 2006), 1 hour 42 mins
This drama was directed by Tahmineh Milani and features Mahnaz Afshar, Mohammad Reza Golzar, and Atila Pesiani.
written by Tahmineh Milani, fl. 1989-2013; directed by Tahmineh Milani, fl. 1989-2013; produced by Mohammad Nikbin, fl. 1996-2012; performed by Keikavous Yakideh, fl. 2006, Mohammad Nikbin, fl. 1996-2012, Ahmad Mehranfar, fl. 2006-2012, Niloofar Khosh-kholgh, fl. 2001-2012, Elsa Firuz Azar, fl. 1996-2011, Elnaz Firuz Azar, fl. 2005-2011, Atila Pesiani, fl. 1988-2012, Mohammad Reza Golzar, 1975- and Mahnaz Afshar, 1977- (Iran: Privately Published, 2006), 1 hour 42 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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DAF
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directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 1969- (Jeonju International Film Festival, 2003), 39 mins
This simple but affecting documentary portrays a rural craftsman who makes a traditional Iranian percussion instrument called a daf. All able-bodied family members participate in the production, including a blind son, whom we see hitching a ride to market with his sister to purchase the sheep skins and wood planks...
directed by Bahman Ghobadi, 1969- (Jeonju International Film Festival, 2003), 39 mins
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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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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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Lesson From Bam
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directed by Alireza Ghanie, fl. 2002 (Iran: Privately Published), 24 mins
Made 40 days after the 2003 earthquake in Bam, Iran killed over 68,000 people and destroyed the city's ancient mud-brick citadel, Lesson from Bam honors the Great Citadel - a heritage that is gone, but a memory that should be kept. Director Alireza Ghanie films the children of the Old Citadel School who now attend...
directed by Alireza Ghanie, fl. 2002 (Iran: Privately Published), 24 mins
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Maryam's Sins
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directed by Parisa Shahandeh, fl. 2003 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 31 mins
In southwest Iran, a man commits a 'chastity murder' -- he beheads his 7-year-old daughter when he believes that she had been raped by her uncle. Through interviews with the family members (including two young children who had witnessed the murder) and law enforcement officers, the after-effects of this horrific...
directed by Parisa Shahandeh, fl. 2003 (Iran: Iranian Independents), 31 mins
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Offside
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directed by Jafar Panahi, 1960-; produced by Jafar Panahi, 1960-, Jafar Panahi Film Productions; performed by Sima Mobarak-Shahi, fl. 2006, Shayesteh Irani, fl. 2006-2016 and Ayda Sadeqi, fl. 2006 (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2007), 1 hour 32 mins
From the director of THE CIRCLE and CRIMSON GOLD comes a smart comedy illustrating the fight for women's rights in Iran. Who is that strange boy sitting quietly in the corner of a bus full of screaming fans going to the football match? In fact, this shy boy is a girl in disguise. She is not alone, women also love...
directed by Jafar Panahi, 1960-; produced by Jafar Panahi, 1960-, Jafar Panahi Film Productions; performed by Sima Mobarak-Shahi, fl. 2006, Shayesteh Irani, fl. 2006-2016 and Ayda Sadeqi, fl. 2006 (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2007), 1 hour 32 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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