Highest Rated Titles With Abbas Kiarostami
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2. Paris-tehran (2017)
79 min | Drama
Aida, 35-year-old Iranian girl, lives in Paris and back to Tehran after a few years to receive sperm from an Iranian boy based on their previous agreement and being pregnant. At the first ... See full summary »
8. Close-Up (1990)
Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 12,318 | Gross: $0.00M
10. Where is the Friend's Home? (1987)
83 min | Drama, Family
An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.
11. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )
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).
14. Life, and Nothing More... (1992)
95 min | Adventure, Drama
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.
15. Homework (1989)
86 min | Documentary, Drama
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.
18. Through the Olive Trees (1994)
G | 103 min | Drama
A depiction of the off-screen relationship between the actors who play the newlyweds in the film Zendegi va digar hich (1992).
Votes: 4,826 | Gross: $0.04M
21. First Case, Second Case (1979)
53 min | Documentary, Drama
While the teacher is faced towards the blackboard, one of the students makes some funny noises. The teacher can't find the person who did that, so he decides to dismiss a group of students ... See full summary »
22. Abbas Kiarostami: The Art of Living (2003)
55 min | Documentary
Director Fergus Daly profiles Abbas Kiarostami, Iranian creator of movies such as Taste of Cherry and ABC Africa. Through an interview with Kiarostami in the Aran Islands and interviews ... See full summary »
The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)
New Boundaries: World Cinema in Africa, Asia & Latin America
TV-PG | 62 min | Documentary, History
The Story of Film looks at world cinema in the period of 1990-1998 the waning days of the celluloid era and the birth of the digital age. It first looks at the cinema of Asia and filmmakers... See full summary »
25. Taste of Cherry (1997)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.
Votes: 18,880 | Gross: $0.31M
27. The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 7,110 | Gross: $0.21M
28. The Traveler (1974)
83 min | 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.
32. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )
270 min | Documentary
Sodankyla film festival started at 1986 and was created by Finnish directors Anssi Manttari, Aki and Mika Kaurismaki, along with Peter Von Bagh.
Sodankyla Forever is a great documentary ... See full synopsis »
37. Certified Copy (2010)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 18,084 | Gross: $1.34M
39. The Chorus (1992)
17 min | Short, Drama
A deaf old man wearing a hearing aid is walking in the streets of Rasht. When the surroundings get too noisy, he turns off his sound. Unfortunately, when he returns home, he can't hear his granddaughter ringing the doorbell.
41. Mourning (2011)
85 min | Drama
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 »
42. The Jar (1992)
86 min | Drama
In the yard of an Iranian village school stands in the shade of a tree a large stoneware jar from which all the pupils drink fresh water. On an unfortunate day, the jar starts leaking. The ... See full summary »
44. The Report (1977)
112 min | Drama
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.
47. A Suit for Wedding (1976)
54 min | Drama
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 »
48. Kurosawa's Way (2011)
52 min | Documentary
Eleven major filmmakers from Europe, Asia and America talk about Akira Kurosawa and explore some ways on which he influenced their own work.