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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.
Hamoon's wife is leaving him. He is also unsuccessfully trying to finish his Ph.D. thesis. He is forced to reexamine his life... Dir: Dariush Mehrjui With: Ezzatolah Entezami, Bita Farahi, Sedigheh Kianfar Drama 120 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.
Leila and Reza meet in a kind of celebration and fall for each other. Having discovered their love,... Dir: Dariush Mehrjui With: Leila Hatami, Ali Mosaffa, Jamileh Sheikhi Drama | Romance 102 mins.
Taste of Cherry
An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide. Dir: Abbas Kiarostami With: Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari Drama 95 mins.
Poppies Are Also Flowers
In an attempt to stem the heroin trade from Iran, a group of narcotics agents working for the UN inject... Dir: Terence Young With: Senta Berger, Stephen Boyd, Yul Brynner Crime | Drama | Mystery 100 mins.
The Willow Tree
Youssef, a blind university professor, is suddenly diagnosed with a fatal disease and must undergo treatment in France. Back home, will he find the life he had before? Dir: Majid Majidi With: Parviz Parastui, Roya Taymourian, Afarin Obeisi Drama 96 mins.
The Song of Sparrows
When an ostrich-rancher focuses on replacing his daughter's hearing aid, which breaks right before crucial exams... Dir: Majid Majidi With: Mohammad Amir Naji, Maryam Akbari, Kamran Dehghan Drama 96 mins.
A Moment of Innocence
A semi-autobiographical account of Makmahlbaf's experience as a teenager when, as a 17-year-old, he stabbed a policeman at a protest rally. Two decades later, he tracks down the policeman he injured in an attempt to make amends. Dir: Mohsen Makhmalbaf With: Mirhadi Tayebi, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Ali Bakhsi Comedy | Drama 78 mins.
An Iranian pizza delivery man sees the worst of corruption and social unbalance in his city and is driven to crime. Dir: Jafar Panahi With: Hossain Emadeddin, Kamyar Sheisi, Azita Rayeji Drama | Thriller 97 mins.
A girl in traditional female clothing, and her arm in plaster, comes out of school one day and doesn't find her mother meeting her... Dir: Jafar Panahi With: Mina Mohammad Khani, Aida Mohammadkhani, Kazem Mojdehi Drama 95 mins.
The Snow on the Pines
A piano teacher (Mahnaz Afshar) faced with a major event in her personal life, some secrets of her husband life is revealed ... Dir: Peyman Moaadi With: Saber Abbar, Mahnaz Afshar, Vishka Asayesh Drama
In a building site in present-day Tehran, Lateef, a 17-year-old Turkish worker is irresistibly drawn to Rahmat, a young Afghan worker. The revelation of Rahmat's secret changes both their lives. Dir: Majid Majidi With: Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, Mohammad Amir Naji Drama | Romance 94 mins.
No One Knows About Persian Cats
Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert ... and the visa that allows them to leave Tehran to do so. Dir: Bahman Ghobadi With: Negar Shaghaghi, Ashkan Koshanejad, Hamed Behdad Drama | Music 106 mins.
Ali is son of a well-off family who plays santoor (an Iranian instrument like dulcimer) and has earned... Dir: Dariush Mehrjui With: Bahram Radan, Golshifteh Farahani, Masoud Rayegany Drama | Musical 107 mins.
A Cube of Sugar
The story happens in an old house in an old city of Iran. Because of the wedding of the youngest sister, Pasandide, all of her sisters come to their old house to help their mother. Dir: Seyyed Reza Mir-Karimi With: Reza Kianian, Negar Javaherian, Farhad Aslani Comedy | Drama | Family 116 mins.
Ten sequences examine the emotional lives of women at significant junctures. Dir: Abbas Kiarostami With: Mania Akbari, Amin Maher, Kamran Adl Drama 94 mins.
Cinéma, de notre temps
(1988 TV Series)
Episode: Abbas Kiarostami - Vérités et songes (1994) Dir: Jean-Pierre Limosin With: Abbas Kiarostami, Ahmed Ahmed Poor, Babek Ahmed Poor Documentary 57 mins.
Struggle of Women in a country that excludes them from entering the stadiums. Dir: Jafar Panahi With: Sima Mobarak-Shahi, Shayesteh Irani, Ayda Sadeqi Comedy | Drama | Sport 93 mins.
My Tehran for Sale
Marzieh is a young female actress living in Tehran. The authorities ban her theatre work and, like all young people in Iran... Dir: Granaz Moussavi With: Marzieh Vafamehr, Amir Chegini, Asha Mehrabi Drama 96 mins.
A Respectable Family
Dir: Massoud Bakhshi With: Babak Hamidian, Mehrdad Sedighian, Mehran Ahmadi Drama 90 mins.
M for Mother
What appears to be a grand love story turns sour when parents-to-be discover that their unborn child will likely be born with serious birth defects... Dir: Rasool Mollagholi Poor With: Golshifteh Farahani, Hosein Yari, Jamshid Hashempur Drama 113 mins.
In This World
In February 2002 in the Shamshatoo Refugee Camp in the North West Frontier Province in Pakistan, there... Dir: Michael Winterbottom With: Jamal Udin Torabi, Enayatullah, Imran Paracha Drama 88 mins.
Room Number Zero
The mental circumstances and personal involvements of a kidnapped man. Dir: Farhad Najafi With: Mohammad Reza Forutan, Niousha Zeighami, Sogol Tahmasebi Drama | Thriller 92 mins.
The White Balloon
Several people try to take advantage of a little girl's innocence to hustle money her mom gave to her to buy a goldfish with. Dir: Jafar Panahi With: Aida Mohammadkhani, Mohsen Kafili, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy Drama | Family 85 mins.
Dir: Masoud Dehnamaki With: Akbar Abdi, Elnaz Shakerdust, Mohamad Reza Sharifinia Comedy | Crime | Drama 102 mins.
Here Without Me
The story is about the world of a small family with familiar dreams and not so remarkable problems. The mother is trying to lead everything to save her family, but small events disarrange all her plans. Dir: Bahram Tavakoli With: Saber Abbar, Negar Javaherian, Fatemah Motamed-Aria Drama | Family 100 mins.
A down on his luck Iranian father will do anything to find the money for his daughters hospital treatment - even sell himself. Dir: Hassan Nazer With: Homayoun Ershadi, Elham Hamidi, Niousha Zeighami Drama
A grade-school-age boy, neglected by his parents, lies, cheats, and steals to accumulate enough money to afford a bus ride to a large city and a ticket to see his favorite soccer team play. Dir: Abbas Kiarostami With: Hassan Darabi, Masud Zandbegleh Drama 83 mins.
Without My Daughter
Dir: Alexis Kouros, Kari Tervo With: Seyyed Bozorg Mahmoody, Alice Sharif, Malek Sharif Documentary 93 mins.
Mohammad is sent to an apartment situated in uptown Tehran to install their satellite dishes, while having satellite TV is illegal in Iran... Dir: Parisa Bakhtavar With: Baran Kosari, Saber Abbar, Hamed Behdad Comedy | Drama 110 mins.
Under the City's Skin
Tuba works daily at a grueling textile factory in Iran, returning home every night to deal with the rest of her problematic family... Dir: Rakhshan Bani-Etemad With: Golab Adineh, Mohammad Reza Forutan, Baran Kosari Drama 92 mins.
Mina has decided to leave her older husband Morteza after ten years of marriage. Next Monday will be her divorce date... Dir: Mani Haghighi With: Taraneh Alidoosti, Afsaneh Bayegan, Mohammad Reza Forutan Drama 100 mins.
A man's train is late. He should choose whether to wait or go back home. From this point on, every choice he makes leads to a completely different path. Dir: Xavier Agudo, Ryan Bajornas With: Patrick Gorman, Andrew Bicknell, Daymon Britton Crime | Drama | Thriller
Dir: Dariush Mehrjui With: Niki Karimi, Ali Mosaffa, Khosro Shakibai Drama | Romance 115 mins.
The struggle to survive, for a generation, torn between wanting to leave its country, yet bound by blood to home. Dir: Rafi Pitts With: Mitra Hajjar, Ali Nicksaulat, Said Orkani Drama 86 mins.
Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen
(1982 TV Series)
Dir: Dieter Grossherr, Jens-Peter Behrend With: Dirk Steffens, Maximilian Schell, Hape Kerkeling Documentary | History 43 mins.
Emanuelle Around the World
Famous undercover journalist Emanuelle teams with her friend Cora Norman to uncover a white slave ring... Dir: Joe D'Amato With: Laura Gemser, Ivan Rassimov, Karin Schubert Adventure | Drama | Horror | Thriller 97 mins.
A documentary about the world of software and the software makers. How do people from outside the industry see it and what do people from inside the industry think about regular computer users? Dir: Alex Pop With: Vanda Ciuban Serban, Aliona Munteanu, Sebastian Deery Documentary 60 mins.
Wounded by the police, a thief looks up his old friend in order to leave the proceeds of his theft with him... Dir: Masud Kimiai With: Behrouz Vossoughi, Faramarz Gharibian, Nosrat Partovi 115 mins.
The Glass House
The fringes of Iranian society can be a lonely place, especially if you are a teenage girl with few resources to fall back on... Dir: Hamid Rahmanian Documentary 92 mins.
A young man's drive to avenge for his sister and brother. Dir: Masud Kimiai With: Behrouz Vossoughi, Pouri Baneai, Nasser Malekmotei Crime | Drama | Romance
Dir: Abdolreza Kahani With: Ahmad Mehranfar, Mehran Ahmadi, Nayereh Farahani Comedy | Drama 87 mins.
My Uncle Napoleon
An uproarious adoption of a popular novel by Iraj Pezeshkzad set in and around the family compound in early 1940s Tehran... Dir: Naser Taghvai With: Gholamhossein Naghshineh, Parviz Fanizadeh, Minoo Abrishami Comedy | Drama 770 mins.
The Girl in the Sneakers
In love with a teenage boy, Tadaei leaves home in the morning heading for school but decides not to... Dir: Rasoul Sadrameli With: Pegah Ahangarani, Majid Hajizadeh, Akram Mohammadi Drama 110 mins.
Prostitution: Behind the Veil
A documentary that follows two young women raising children and supporting drug habits through prostitution in a country ruled by fundamentalists. Dir: Nahid Persson With: Nahid Persson Documentary 58 mins.
As Simple as That
Tomorrow is an important day for Amir. He had participated in an international architecture competition to win the competition with foreign companies... Dir: Seyyed Reza Mir-Karimi With: Safa Aghajani, Parvaneh Ahmadi, Ahmad Akeshteh Drama 97 mins.
Zandegi ba cheshmane baste
Dir: Rasoul Sadrameli With: Farhad Aeesh, Anahita Afshar, Taraneh Alidoosti Drama
Vaghti hame khaabim
Dir: Bahram Beizai With: Mozhdeh Shamsai, Alireza Jalali-tabar, Hesam Navabsafavi Drama 107 mins.
Dir: Dariush Mehrjui With: Akbar Abdi, Ezzatolah Entezami, Farimah Farjami Comedy 109 mins.