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.
Leila and Reza meet in a kind of celebration and fall for each other. Having discovered their love, they get married soon only to find out the infertility of Leila. That's when Reza's ... See full summary »
A Canadian couple, Roman (Jalal Fatemi) and Maria (Ghogha Bayat) visit Shahdad, an Iranian desert in Kerman province. They have an uneasy relationship over the death of their son but they ... See full summary »
Mehdi is an orphan who lost his father in a car accident and his mother too passed away in giving birth to her second child. He thinks that Mrs. Fahimy who is a social worker is very look ... See full summary »
A man is living with his only daughter and does everything he can for a living and for his daughter's sake hoping she is his forever. But a misunderstanding makes everything really complicated for him.
Babek Ahmed poor who starred as Ahmed apparently did not die in the 1990 earthquake as Robert Osborne said. He made movies afterwards. Not sure about Mohamed Reda Nematzadeh. He may also still be alive. Per the TCM showing of " The Story of Film: An Odyssey" See more »
What I mean to say is, suppose the kid did nothing wrong. What would you do? What then?
I'd find an excuse and give him a beating every other week. So he wouldn't forget.
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An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.
Iranian filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi said that "I always have this film in mind because of the director's profound perspective on filmmaking and its strange and distinct structure." Indeed, this film is quite good, and not surprisingly has found its way to a number of "top ten" lists.
If they don't already, colleges really need something like a "modern Iranian film" class. For most of my life, Iran has been seen as this terrible place. And it is films like these that show, regardless of whatever our governments may think, the people of Iran are a generally good people. We must not confuse the people of a country with the rhetoric of its leaders.
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