Most Popular Titles With Babak Karimi

1. The Past (2013)
130 min | Drama, Mystery
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Metascore: 85/100 (41 reviews)

An Iranian man deserts his French wife and her two children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce.

2. A Separation (2011)
123 min | Drama
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Metascore: 95/100 (41 reviews)

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.

3. Quiet Chaos (2008)
105 min | Drama, Romance
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Metascore: 51/100 (7 reviews)

A look at the strange bereavement behavior of an Italian executive. Based on a novel by Sandro Veronesi.

4. Ex (2009)
120 min | Comedy, Romance
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5. Fish & Cat (2013)
134 min | Drama
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A number of students have traveled to the Caspian region in order to participate in a kite-flying event during the winter solstice. Next to their camp is a small hut occupied by three cooks who work at a nearby restaurant.

6. Blackboards (2000)
88 min | Drama, War
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Metascore: 64/100 (13 reviews)

Itinerant Kurdish teachers, carrying blackboards on their backs, look for students in the hills and villages of Iran, near the Iraqi border during the Iran-Iraq war. Said falls in with a ... See full summary »

7. Tickets (2005)
109 min | Comedy, Drama
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A train travels across Italy toward Rome. On board is a professor who daydreams a conversation with a love that never was, a family of Albanian refugees who switch trains and steal a ticket... See full summary »

8. Marquise (1997)
120 min | Drama, Comedy
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The rise and fall of a beauteous actress. She rises from an impoverished background to become a favorite of the Sun King, Louis XIV.

9. The Swing Girls (2010 TV Movie)
210 min | Drama
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10. Secret Ballot (2001)
123 min | Comedy
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Metascore: 75/100 (25 reviews)

A female election agent and a gun-toting soldier try to collect votes among the local islanders with mixed success.

13. The Island (2003)
103 min | Drama
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A coming of age story of a boy, Turi (Ernandes) and his younger sister, Teresa (Guarrasi) on an island off the coast of Sicily. Using mostly non professional actors in a neorealist style, ... See full summary »

14. Gli indesiderabili (2003)
94 min | Crime, Drama
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USA, 1951. When a group of Italian immigrants suspected to have connections with the Mafia are sent back to Italy with the brand of "undesirable", a journalist decide to inquire about the story.

15. Placido Rizzotto (2000)
110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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The real story of Placido Rizzotto, a trade union leader murdered by the mafia in Sicily in 1948

16. Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution (2006 TV Movie)
98 min | Documentary
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17. From Iran, a Separation (2013)
52 min | Documentary
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In March 2012, Iranian movie "A Separation" by Asghar Farhadi, won the Oscar Award for the Best Foreign Language Film. For the Iranian people this was more than a cinematic award. When ... See full summary »

18. No Where No Body (2013)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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A young couple need easy money. A few friends join them to plan a kidnap, but nothing goes right when some of them go after revenge and betray each other.

20. Silence Between Two Thoughts (2003)
95 min | Drama
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In an unnamed country in a small village the young local executioner is carrying out the execution of three people on the orders of the outside hard core cleric, Hadji. After the first two ... See full summary »

Writer: Babak Payami |  Director: Babak Payami |  Stars: Moazen, Maryam Moqadam, Kamalan Narouli
21. La passione di Giosué l'Ebreo (2005)
110 min
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In 15th century Spain all Jews and Muslims were ordered out of the country by Queen Isabella. Young Joshua and his family flee the country with other exiles, and eventually settle in Italy.... See full summary »

22. Nose Iranian Style (2006)
52 min | Documentary
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A look at the reasons why every year 70,000 Iranians have a nose job.

23. Mothership (I) (2013)
14 min | Short, Drama, Mystery | Completed
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Hannah naively becomes a surrogate. After giving birth to the child, she neglects the newborn in order to not form a maternal connection to it. But things turn out to be more complicated than she expected.

24. Ritratti d'autore (1996– )
90 min | Documentary
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25. Chi non rischia non beve champagne (2002)
90 min | Documentary
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No risk No champagne, tells the stories of young women who leave the Ukraine to find their fortune in the West. Some hope to find a husband. Some others are convinced they have a contact ... See full summary »

Writer: Enrica Colusso |  Director: Enrica Colusso
26. Il bambino della domenica (2008– )
210 min | Drama
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27. The Little (2009)
75 min | Documentary
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"What can we do theater people?" The mortification of not being able to plead, in times like this, any appropriate gesture, faced with the painful helplessness of the theater, or art more ... See full summary »

29. Branding Kosovo (2009)
46 min | Documentary
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Documentary on the creation of the symbols that represent the identity of the Republic of Kosovo.

30. L'America a Roma (1998)
78 min | Documentary
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Writer: Gianfranco Pannone |  Director: Gianfranco Pannone
31. The Telling (2013)
15 min | Short, Drama, Mystery | Post-production
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Javier is a shrink who tells his disturbed patient Pandora a bad joke to break the ice. It looks like he might finally get through to Pandora when a strange man, one of the characters from ... See full summary »

32. 0567 - Appunti per un documentario su Pozzuoli (1988)
83 min | Documentary
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33. Orizzonti (2011)
30 min | Short, Drama
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Orizzonti is set entirely in a subway station. All the lead players in the story live, unawares, in a transit station. The abstraction of a house, an office, are reconstructed on the ... See full summary »

34. Factory of Martyrs (2008)
55 min | Documentary
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A journey through today's Iran, by means of the huge paintings commissioned by the government, which tell about the myths and values of an evolving Islamic society.

35. Ritratti d'autore (1996– )
Episode: Mario Monicelli (1996)
90 min | Documentary
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Writer: Valentina Pascarelli |  Director: Cristina Comencini |  Star: Mario Monicelli
36. Ritratti d'autore (1996– )
Episode: Paolo e Vittorio Taviani (1996)
90 min | Documentary
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