Marzieh is a young female actress living in Tehran. The authorities ban her theatre work and, like all young people in Iran, she is forced to lead a secret life in order to express herself ... See full summary »
Fatima, a strong-minded woman, is the lead masseuse of a hammam in Algiers. This is 1995 and the situation is tense in the capital. The day ahead promises to be hectic for all, and for ... See full summary »
Omid and Vida grew up as friends in Iran. Now Omid lives in Sweden since many years while Vida still is in Iran. They decide to get married and live together in Sweden, but they're not well prepared for the culture clash.
Zahra Amir Ebrahimi,
Two sisters living with their mother in a house which belongs to their uncle. The little sister is in a sexual relationship with a random guy and the other sister is caring about that and try to prevent her to date with the guy.
Zahra Amir Ebrahimi,
"The Mamba" is a top international terrorist. A deadly fighter, sniper, bomber, and master of deception. Hossein Sarivi is a good husband and works at a biscuit factory. Their mutual resemblance is uncanny, but have never met, until now.
Ali Samadi Ahadi
Christoph Maria Herbst,
Eva Kaukai and Manon Chamberland practice the art of throat singing in the small village of Kangirsuk, in their native Canadian Arctic land. Interspliced with footage of the area throughout... See full summary »
In this gorgeously animated drama, the lives of several strong-willed women and a young musician intersect. Their stories reveal the hypocrisies of modern Iranian society, where sex, drugs, and corruption coexist with strict religious law. In the bustling metropolis of Tehran, avoiding prohibitions has become an everyday sport and breaking taboos can be a means of personal emancipation. Nevertheless, women invariably end up on the bottom rung of the social order. A young woman needs an operation to "restore" her virginity. A judge in the Islamic Revolutionary Court exhorts favors from a prostitute in exchange for a favorable ruling. The wife of an imprisoned drug addict is denied the divorce she needs in order to live independently. Making use of rotoscope animation, expat Iranian filmmaker Ali Soozandeh creates a portrait of contemporary Tehran that would be impossible by any other means.Written by
Ahmad gives Sara's phone number to the Mohsen but digits should be 11, not 10. See more »
A very interesting film to say the least a MUST WATCH!!! it captures the emotions of the characters very well and the voice actors have done an excellent job. BRILLIANT FILM.. a message for the producers and director we are waiting for TEHRAN TABOO PART 2
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