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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.
Children of Heaven
After a boy loses his sister's pair of shoes, he goes on a series of adventures in order to find them. When he can't, he tries a new way to "win" a new pair. Dir: Majid Majidi With: Mohammad Amir Naji, Amir Farrokh Hashemian, Bahare Seddiqi Drama | Family 89 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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: Reza Mirkarimi With: Reza Kianian, Negar Javaherian, Farhad Aslani Comedy | Drama | Family 116 mins.
A girl in traditional female clothing, with 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 91 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.
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.
Without My Daughter
This documentary tells Sayed Mahmoody's side of that story. It goes beyond the personal and emotional desires of a father seeking to meet his daughter... Dir: Alexis Kouros, Kari Tervo With: Seyyed Bozorg Mahmoody, Alice Sharif, Malek Sharif Documentary 93 mins.
Various women struggle to function in the oppressively sexist society of contemporary Iran. Dir: Jafar Panahi With: Maryiam Palvin Almani, Nargess Mamizadeh, Mojgan Faramarzi Drama 90 mins.
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.
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.
No One Knows About Persian Cats
Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert - and the visas that allow them to leave Tehran to do so. Dir: Bahman Ghobadi With: Negar Shaghaghi, Ashkan Koshanejad, Hamed Behdad Drama | Music 106 mins.
The Mahmoodies live in an old large house, having traditional values and beliefs. They have decided to renovate the building... Dir: Rouhollah Hejazi With: Hamid Farokhnezhad, Hengameh Ghaziani, Taraneh Alidoosti Drama 82 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.
(2005 TV Series)
Set in late 40s in Iran. When a politically exiled man (Ansari) meets strange rural people with weird actions and accents in a village called Barareh. Dir: Mehran Modiri With: Siamak Ansari, Behnoosh Bakhtiari, Shaghayegh Dehghan Comedy 60 mins.
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.
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.
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, Sebastian Deery, Antonia Iulia Pop Documentary | News 79 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: Hamdi A. al Saaidi, Lance Alan, Elnaz Amiri Crime | Drama | Thriller
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.
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: Reza Mirkarimi With: Safa Aghajani, Parvaneh Ahmadi, Ahmad Akeshteh Drama 90 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.
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.
I'm not Angry! Is the story of Navid, a starred and expelled university student who - while trying to... Dir: Reza Dormishian With: Baran Kosari, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Milad Rahimi Drama 110 mins.
Dir: Masoud Dehnamaki With: Akbar Abdi, Elnaz Shakerdust, Mohamad Reza Sharifinia Comedy | Crime | Drama 102 mins.
Madare Ghalbe Atoomi
On their way back from a wild party, Arineh and Nobahar cause a car accident. A mysterious stranger by the name of Toofan offers to cover the costs... Dir: Ali Ahmadzade With: Mohammad Reza Golzar, Taraneh Alidoosti, Mehrdad Sedighian Drama 97 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.
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.
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.
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.
Ali Hatami's film on the life of Iranian wrestling champion Takhti remains unfinished. Another director is assigned by the I.R... Dir: Behruz Afkhami With: Fariborz Arabnia, Niki Karimi, Mohamad Reza Sharifinia Drama | Mystery 100 mins.
A Iranian man (Akbar Abdi) stuck in Turkey, desperately wants to get a VISA to go to America. He starts dressing up as a woman in hopes of marrying an American man to get American citizenship, but he starts having doubts and... Dir: Davood Mir-Bagheri With: Akbar Abdi, Dariush Arjmand, Parviz Parastui Comedy | Drama | Romance 97 mins.
Blood for Money! Sonny Chiba is "Golgo 13", a cold, calculating, ruthless assassin, working for the U.S... Dir: Yukio Noda With: Shin'ichi Chiba, Lun Chia, Etsuko Shihomi Action | Crime | Thriller 93 mins.
Killing Mad Dogs
Golrokh an Iranian lady who is a talented author struggles to settle her presumably disloyal but amorous... Dir: Bahram Beizai With: Mozhdeh Shamsai, Majid Mozaffari, Reza Kianian Thriller 135 mins.
Dir: Abdolreza Kahani With: Ahmad Mehranfar, Mehran Ahmadi, Nayereh Farahani Comedy | Drama 87 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 Story of Davood and the Dove
A man named Davood has to record the sound of a dove, but in the meantime is faced with numerous challenges. Dir: Aida Panahandeh With: Hadiseh Mir Amini, Reza Molaee, Hosein Razi Drama 90 mins.
A young doctorate graduate and son of a religon-exploiting rich man, in the verge of leaving Iran for the United States is confronted with events and accidents, hindering while educating him of the other classes in Iranian society. Dir: Arash Moayerian With: Mahnaz Afshar, Hadis Foladvand, Mohammad Reza Golzar Comedy | Drama 84 mins.