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1. Certified Copy (2010)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance

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82 Metascore

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.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Juliette Binoche, William Shimell, Jean-Claude Carrière, Agathe Natanson

Votes: 18,072 | Gross: $1.34M

2. Close-Up (1990)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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The true story of Hossain Sabzian that impersonated the director Mohsen Makhmalbaf to convince a family they would star in his so-called new film.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Hossain Sabzian, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Abolfazl Ahankhah, Mehrdad Ahankhah

Votes: 12,299 | Gross: $0.00M

3. Taste of Cherry (1997)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

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An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Safar Ali Moradi

Votes: 18,858 | Gross: $0.31M

4. 24 Frames (2017)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama

6.9
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76 Metascore

24 Frames is an experimental project made by filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami in the last three years of his life. It is a collection of 24 short four-and-a-half minute films inspired by still images, including paintings and photographs.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 807 | Gross: $0.03M

6. The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

7.6
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86 Metascore

Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Behzad Dorani, Noghre Asadi, Roushan Karam Elmi, Bahman Ghobadi

Votes: 7,105 | Gross: $0.21M

7. Where is the Friend's Home? (1987)

83 min | Drama, Family

8.1
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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.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Babek Ahmed Poor, Ahmed Ahmed Poor, Khodabakhsh Defaei, Iran Outari

Votes: 7,783

8. Like Someone in Love (2012)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama

7.0
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76 Metascore

In Tokyo, a young sex worker develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno, Ryo Kase, Denden

Votes: 9,001 | Gross: $0.22M

9. Through the Olive Trees (1994)

G | 103 min | Drama

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A depiction of the off-screen relationship between the actors who play the newlyweds in the film Zendegi va digar hich (1992).

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mohamad Ali Keshavarz, Farhad Kheradmand, Zarifeh Shiva, Hossein Rezai

Votes: 4,821 | Gross: $0.04M

10. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, History

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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 3,582

11. Life, and Nothing More... (1992)

95 min | Adventure, Drama

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A director and his son return to a region damaged by the Guilan earthquake, hoping to find the children who appeared in his film a few years earlier.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Farhad Kheradmand, Buba Bayour, Hocine Rifahi, Ferhendeh Feydi

Votes: 3,296

13. The White Balloon (1995)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama, Family

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Several people try to help a little girl to find the money her mom gave her to buy a goldfish with.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Aida Mohammadkhani, Mohsen Kafili, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy, Anna Borkowska

Votes: 5,938 | Gross: $0.47M

14. Cannes Film Festival (1970– )

News

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Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Huppert, Edouard Baer

Votes: 28

16. Ten (2002)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

7.5
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86 Metascore

A visual social examination in the form of ten conversations between a driving woman and her various pick-ups and hitchhikers.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mania Akbari, Amin Maher, Kamran Adl, Roya Akbari

Votes: 6,164 | Gross: $0.11M

17. The Report (1977)

112 min | Drama

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The movie revolves around the life of a tax collector who is accused of taking bribes, and also has to deal with problems at home, including the suicide attempt of his wife.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Shohreh Aghdashloo, Kurosh Afsharpanah, Mehdi Montazar, Mostafa Tari

Votes: 553

18. The Traveler (1974)

83 min | Drama

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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.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Hassan Darabi, Masud Zandbegleh, Mostafa Tari

Votes: 1,047

19. 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 »

Directors: Abbas Kiarostami, Ken Loach, Ermanno Olmi | Stars: Carlo Delle Piane, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Silvana De Santis, Filippo Trojano

Votes: 2,367

20. Gheisar (1969)

100 min | Crime, Drama

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A young man's drive to avenge for his sister and brother.

Director: Masud Kimiai | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Pouri Baneai, Naser Malek Motiee, Jamshid Mashayekhi

Votes: 2,345

21. The Experience (1973)

60 min | Drama

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The daily hard life of a kid working in a photo shop, and tries to get closer to the girl he like.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Hossein Yarmohammadi, Andre Govalovish, Parviz Naderi, Mostafa Tari

Votes: 452

22. Shirin (2008)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

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A hundred and fourteen famous Iranian theater and cinema actresses and a French star: mute spectators at a theatrical representation of Khosrow and Shirin, a Persian poem from the twelfth ... See full summary »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mahnaz Afshar, Pegah Ahangarani, Taraneh Alidoosti, Kamand Amir Soleymani

Votes: 1,997

23. Crimson Gold (2003)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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81 Metascore

An Iranian pizza delivery man sees the worst of corruption and social unbalance in his city and is driven to crime.

Director: Jafar Panahi | Stars: Hossain Emadeddin, Kamyar Sheisi, Azita Rayeji, Shahram Vaziri

Votes: 4,059 | Gross: $0.15M

24. À propos de Nice, la suite (1995)

100 min | Documentary

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Anthology of short films from various directors about the French city of Nice.

Directors: Catherine Breillat, Costa-Gavras, Claire Denis, Raymond Depardon, Abbas Kiarostami, Parviz Kimiavi, Pavel Lungin, Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Bernard Benassayag, Thierry Saïd Bouibil, Jérôme Chabreyrie, Grégoire Colin

Votes: 66

25. Casa De Mi Madre (2017)

12 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

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A fire rages in the woods near a village. This fire triggers a memory in a lonely, middle-aged woman. And this memory pushes her to utter aloud the words she's always wanted to say.

Director: Frank Mosley | Stars: Carmen Rodriguez, Nilda Diaz, Christian Jaime

26. Cinema 3 (1984–2016)

News

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Crisol Tuà, Monts Llussà, Àlex Gorina

Votes: 131

27. Five Dedicated to Ozu (2003)

74 min | Documentary

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Five sequences : 1) A piece of driftwood on the seashore, carried about by the waves 2) People walking on the seashore. The oldest ones stop by, look at the sea, then go away 3) Blurry ... See full summary »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 624

28. Persian Carpet (2007)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary

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Persian Carpet is an omnibus film produced by Iran's National Carpet Center and Farabi Cinema Foundation where 15 renowned Iranian directors contributed films on the subject of Persian ... See full summary »

Directors: Behruz Afkhami, Rakhshan Banietemad, Bahram Beizai, Seifollah Dad, Bahman Farmanara, Mohamad Reza Honarmand, Abbas Kiarostami, Majid Majidi, Dariush Mehrjui, Reza Mir-Karimi, Jafar Panahi, Mojtaba Raie, Khosrow Sinai, Kamal Tabrizi, Noureddin Zarrinkelk

Votes: 13

29. A Suit for Wedding (1976)

54 min | Drama

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A woman orders a suit from a tailor for her young son to wear to her sister's wedding. The tailor's apprentice, together with two other teenage boys who work in the same building, devise a ... See full summary »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Hashem Arkan, Mohammad Fassih, Reza Hashemi, Mehdi Nekoueï

Votes: 303

30. Homework (1989)

86 min | Documentary, Drama

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In this documentary, Kiarostami asks a number of students about their school homework. The answers of some children shows the darker side of this method of education.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Babak Ahmadpoor, Farhang Akhavan, Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh, Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 778

31. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )

Documentary

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A televisual memory of cinema, this documentary series about contemporary filmmakers from around the world, created by Janine Bazin and André S. Labarthe, is a follow-up to the acclaimed initial series "Filmmakers of our time" (1964-1972).

Stars: Jean-Claude Dauphin, Jean Douchet, Claude Chabrol, Luc Moullet

Votes: 78

32. Víctor Erice - Abbas Kiarostami: Correspondence (2016)

96 min | Biography

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Directors: Víctor Erice, Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 21

33. What Is Cinema? (2013)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, History

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Amidst a constant stream of hundreds of film clips, dozens of filmmakers voice their opinions on the titular question while primarily looking beyond the Hollywood mainstream to independent, experimental, documentary and avant-garde films.

Director: Chuck Workman | Stars: Chantal Akerman, Robert Altman, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Bresson

Votes: 269

34. 10 on Ten (2004)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

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46 Metascore

Documentary where Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami reflects on his own film-making techniques, drawing from his own films - and 2001's Ten in particular.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 496

35. Janela Indiscreta (2010– )

30 min | News

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A portuguese show where Mario Augusto presents the new films of the week and interviews actors, actresses and directors.

Stars: Mário Augusto, Paulo Branco, Nicolau Breyner, Afonso Pimentel

Votes: 151

36. Reza, the Motorcyclist (1970)

87 min | Crime, Drama

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Reza Motori, who has feigned madness, escapes from an asylum and robs a factory, with the aid of a friend. Afterwards, a young writer, who looks exactly like Reza, visits the asylum in ... See full summary »

Director: Masud Kimiai | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Bahman Mofid, Fariba Khatami, Hassan Shahin

Votes: 667

37. Final Exam (2016)

93 min | Drama

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Farhad, a respected math teacher, is engaged to the mother of one of his pupils. But rather than embrace his new father figure, the angry young student spends his days riding around Tehran ... See full summary »

Director: Adel Yaraghi | Stars: Behnam Asgari, Amir Salamati, Shahab Hosseini, Leyla Zareh

Votes: 140

38. Take Me Home (V) (2016)

16 min | Short, Drama

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The 15 minutes film features a "football" in the main lead. The philosophical and thematic meanings can be derived by the viewer with their own instinct.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 90

39. First Graders (1984)

85 min | Documentary

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A concealed camera follows a group of first graders during their day at school.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 128

40. Kurosawa's Way (2011)

52 min | Documentary

7.1
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Eleven major filmmakers from Europe, Asia and America talk about Akira Kurosawa and explore some ways on which he influenced their own work.

Director: Catherine Cadou | Stars: Theodoros Angelopoulos, Bernardo Bertolucci, Joon-ho Bong, Clint Eastwood

Votes: 54

41. The Bread and Alley (1970)

10 min | Drama, Short

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A child carrying a bread is going home but in the alley on his way to home, there is a frightening dog and he doesn't seem to pass it alone.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Reza Hashemi, Mehdi Shahravanfar

Votes: 851

42. Meeting Leila (2012)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A chain smoker is about to marry his fiance; her only condition is for him to quit smoking. He has to make a difficult choice as his profession is interconnected with this poisonous passion.

Director: Adel Yaraghi | Stars: Leila Hatami, Adel Yaraghi, Bahareh Rahnama, Alireza Rofougaran

Votes: 199

43. Men at Work (2006)

Not Rated | 75 min | Comedy, Drama

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A political allegory on four middle-class guys who pile into their car for a ski weekend. A brief stop at a picturesque vista leads to their chance discovery of a prominent rock formation it seems would be oh so easy to tip over, but...

Director: Mani Haghighi | Stars: Mahnaz Afshar, Ahmad Hamed, Mahmoud Kalari, Reza Kianian

Votes: 497

44. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006–2011)

History, Talk-Show

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Stars: Amanda Palmer, Mohamed Al Daradji, Scandar Copti, Cherien Dabis

Votes: 30

45. The Deserted Station (2002)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

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75 Metascore

On a pilgrimage to Mashad from Tehran, a couple's transportation breaks down, far from any major town. The husband, a photographer, seeks help at a nearby village and encounters a teacher ... See full summary »

Director: Alireza Raisian | Stars: Leila Hatami, Nezam Manouchehri, Mehran Rajabi, Mahmood Pakniat

Votes: 536 | Gross: $0.02M

46. Mourning (2011)

85 min | Drama

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A violent quarrel breaks out between a couple at midnight. Being at a relative,s house in the north of Iran, they depart for Tehran in the middle of the night, but they do not bring along ... See full summary »

Director: Morteza Farshbaf | Stars: Kiomars Giti, Sharareh Pasha, Amir Hossein Maleki, Sahar Dolatshahi

Votes: 263

47. ABC Africa (2001)

Unrated | 83 min | Documentary

7.0
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73 Metascore

Documentary account of the AIDS crisis in Uganda.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Abbas Kiarostami, Seifollah Samadian

Votes: 633 | Gross: $0.01M

48. The Days Before Last (2016)

15 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

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Amalia's passage from one form of life to another.

Director: Babak Mehrabi | Stars: Rahul Rai, Babak Mehrabi, Alice Lussiana Parente, Ali Stoner

49. Roads of Kiarostami (2006)

32 min | Documentary, Short

6.9
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A documentary which is consist of poetry, music and photos. Kiarostami made this of some photos he had take from some Iran's roads which he has passed himself during many years.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Star: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 207

50. The Key (1987)

76 min | Drama

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A young boy is locked into his apartment when his mother goes out and must care for his baby brother and cope with various domestic catastrophes while his grandmother and a neighbor try to locate his mother or the key to the apartment.

Director: Ebrahim Forouzesh | Stars: Mahnaz Ansarian, Abbas Jafari, Amir Mohammad Pourhassan, Emad Taheri

Votes: 188



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