Most Popular Titles With Country of Origin Iran
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease. Dir: Asghar Farhadi With: Peyman Moaadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat Drama 123 mins.
A group of middle-class friends travel from Tehran to spend the weekend at the seaside. Sepideh invites Elly... Dir: Asghar Farhadi With: Golshifteh Farahani, Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti Drama | Mystery 119 mins.
F for Fake
A documentary about fraud and fakery. Dir: Orson Welles With: Orson Welles, Oja Kodar, Joseph Cotten Documentary | Comedy 89 mins.
A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession. Dir: Maryam Keshavarz With: Sarah Kazemy, Nikohl Boosheri, Reza Sixo Safai Drama 107 mins.
In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged British writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano. While there, a chance question reveals something deeper. Dir: Abbas Kiarostami With: Juliette Binoche, William Shimell, Jean-Claude Carrière Drama 106 mins.
The effects of the 9/11 terrorist attacks are told from different points of view around the world. Dir: Youssef Chahine, Amos Gitai With: Maryam Karimi, Mohamad Dolati, Agelem Habibi Drama 134 mins.
Children of Heaven
When Ali loses his sister's shoes, the two decide to share his to avoid getting in trouble. Dir: Majid Majidi With: Mohammad Amir Naji, Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi Drama | Family 89 mins.
In a secluded house by the sea with the curtains shut, a screenwriter hides from the world with only his dog as company... Dir: Jafar Panahi, Kambuzia Partovi With: Kambuzia Partovi, Maryam Moqadam, Jafar Panahi 106 mins.
This Is Not a Film
It's been months since Jafar Panahi, stuck in jail, has been awaiting a verdict by the appeals court. By depicting a day in his life, Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb try to portray the deprivations looming in contemporary Iranian cinema. Dir: Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, Jafar Panahi With: Jafar Panahi Documentary 75 mins.
Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years. Dir: Bahman Ghobadi With: Behrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Yilmaz Erdogan Drama 88 mins.