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1. Voices (I) (2012)

4 min | Short, Drama

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It's about old woman who is present physically in her current life, doing her daily duties in a monotonous way, but spiritually, she lives in the past. She is a woman who dwells in the ... See full summary »

Director: Hussain AlRiffaei

Votes: 9

2. Paris-tehran (2017)

79 min | Drama

8.7
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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 »

Director: Kaveh Oveisi | Stars: Nastaran Picano, Rahman Pouladian

Votes: 7

3. Under the Sky (2012)

4 min | Short, Drama

8.7
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Director: Mohamed Buali | Star: Hilal Khudair

Votes: 6

4. Keep the Flight in Mind (2012)

100 min | Documentary, Biography

8.5
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Director: Sam Khoze | Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Googoosh, Monica Bellucci

Votes: 64

5. The Girl in the Lemon Factory (2013)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

8.5
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Director: Chiara Maranon | Star: Julia Scrive-Loyer

Votes: 11

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

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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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: 3,583

7. Seagull Eggs (2014)

17 min | Short

8.4
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Life and death of three seagull eggs by the sea.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 7

8. Close-Up (1990)

Not Rated | 98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.3
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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: 12,318 | Gross: $0.00M

9. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )
Episode: Valon draama (2010)

58 min | Documentary

8.2
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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Ettore Scola, Bob Rafelson, Robert Parrish

Votes: 6

10. 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: 7,789

11. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )

Documentary

8.1
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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

12. Avo (2015)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

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Ava wants to find a way to keep in touch with his grandfather on the other side..

Director: Golnaz Jamsheed | Stars: Vartan Aghababian, Marita Andriasiyan, Armen Baghomian, Shohreh Dilmaghani

Votes: 7

13. Cinéma, de notre temps (1988– )
Episode: Abbas Kiarostami - Vérités et songes (1994)

57 min | Documentary

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Director: Jean-Pierre Limosin | Stars: Abbas Kiarostami, Ahmed Ahmed Poor, Babek Ahmed Poor

Votes: 18

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

95 min | Adventure, Drama

8.0
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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: 3,301

15. Homework (1989)

86 min | Documentary, Drama

7.9
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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: 779

16. How to Spend Our Leisure Time? (1977)

7 min | Short

7.9
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Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 17

17. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )
Episode: Ensimmäisen elokuvamuiston kaiho (2010)

59 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Jean-Marie Sénia, Maud Linder, Jean Dréville

Votes: 9

18. Through the Olive Trees (1994)

G | 103 min | Drama

7.8
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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: 4,826 | Gross: $0.04M

19. 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: 2,349

20. The White Balloon (1995)

Unrated | 85 min | Drama, Family

7.8
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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: 5,945 | Gross: $0.47M

21. First Case, Second Case (1979)

53 min | Documentary, Drama

7.8
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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 »

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Stars: Mehdi Azadbakht, Mohammadreza Barati, Hedayat Matin Daftari, Nader Ebrahimi

Votes: 385

22. Abbas Kiarostami: The Art of Living (2003)

55 min | Documentary

7.8
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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 »

Directors: Pat Collins, Fergus Daly | Stars: Mohammad Atebbai, Alain Bergala, Godfrey Cheshire, Michel Ciment

Votes: 26

23. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )
Episode: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010)

90 min | Documentary

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Director: Peter von Bagh | Stars: Peter von Bagh, Milos Forman, Marlen Khutsiev, Robert Parrish

Votes: 19

24. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)
Episode: New Boundaries: World Cinema in Africa, Asia & Latin America (2011)

TV-PG | 62 min | Documentary, History

7.8
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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 »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Samira Makhmalbaf, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 106

25. Taste of Cherry (1997)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

7.7
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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: 18,880 | Gross: $0.31M

26. Ahmad Shamlou: Master Poet of Liberty (1999)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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A documentary about the most important modern Iranian poet and intellectual icon.

Director: Moslem Mansouri | Stars: Simin Behbahani, Bahram Beizai, Iran Darroudi, Mahmoud Dowlatabadi

Votes: 56

27. 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: 7,110 | Gross: $0.21M

28. 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: 1,051

29. 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

30. 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: 6,166 | Gross: $0.11M

31. 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: 4,062 | Gross: $0.15M

32. Sodankylä Forever (2010– )

270 min | Documentary

7.5
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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 »

Stars: Peter von Bagh, Robert Parrish, Roy Ward Baker, Víctor Erice

Votes: 69

33. Cannes Film Festival (1970– )

News

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

Votes: 28

34. Willow and Wind (1999)

81 min | Drama, Family

7.4
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A boy breaks a window at his school and sets out to fix it on his own during a storm.

Director: Mohammad-Ali Talebi | Stars: Hadi Alipour, Amir Janfada, Majid Alipour, Mohammad Sharif Ebrahimi

Votes: 264

35. Take Me Home (V) (2016)

16 min | Short, Drama

7.4
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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

36. Is There a Place to Approach? (2007)

32 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 57

37. Certified Copy (2010)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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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: 18,084 | Gross: $1.34M

38. 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

39. The Chorus (1992)

17 min | Short, Drama

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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.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami | Star: Yoosef Moghaddam

Votes: 380

40. 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

41. 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

42. The Jar (1992)

86 min | Drama

7.2
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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 »

Director: Ebrahim Forouzesh | Stars: Behzad Khodaveisi, Fatemeh Azrah, Abbas Khavaninzadeh, Hassein Balai

Votes: 233

43. Rah Hal-e Yek (1978)

11 min | Drama, Short

7.2
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Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 41

44. The Report (1977)

112 min | Drama

7.1
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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: 554

45. 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: 453

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

96 min | Biography

7.1
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Directors: Víctor Erice, Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 21

47. A Suit for Wedding (1976)

54 min | Drama

7.1
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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

48. 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

49. Rug (2006)

6 min | Short

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Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 16

50. Pierre Rissient: Man of Cinema (2007)

110 min | Documentary

7.1
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A veteran film critic explores the legacy of Cannes Film Festival regular Pierre Rissient.

Director: Todd McCarthy | Stars: Olivier Assayas, John Boorman, Jane Campion, Claude Chabrol

Votes: 54



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