Some poor people in the Southern coasts of Iran do not have any place to live, and thus, they reside on an old, abandoned ship in the sea. Captain Nemat, their chief, tries to persuade the ... See full summary »
Rahmat has been asked to meet the inhabitants of these islands to collect their tears. Although for years people have been giving their tears to Rahmat, no one knows exactly what he has been doing with them.
Three actresses at different stages of their career. One from before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, one popular star of today known throughout the country and a young girl longing to attend a drama conservatory.
In the late-1990s squalid town of Nalchik, a poor young Jewish couple is kidnapped and a grievous ransom is demanded, as bitter resentments and cruel dilemmas come to light, magnifying the small community's grave predicament.
A woman in her late-twenties called Silvia Prieto wants to improve herself. Her discovery of a second person also called Silvia Prieto will change her life forever. Maybe not the changes she hoped for.
Alireza Shalikaran is serving time in prison for theft. He is a troublesome figure, trying as he does to escape from the prison and committing acts of violence. A handful he may be, but he ... See full summary »
Ali Reza Mahdaviyan
Afrooz is the captain of the women's futsal team in Iran. After 11 years of hard work, her dream comes true: Iran is in the final of the Asian Nations Cup. But when she embarks for Malaysia... See full summary »
A former university professor now living as a goldfish farmer in a Northern Iranian village, Reza quietly tends to his own affairs alongside his wife Hadis, a principal at a local girls' school, and their young son. After his river-sourced water supply is cut off, Reza's goldfish begin dying. His attempt to reopen his sluice is met with a violent attack by thuggish local Abbas, a strongman for a shadowy organization known as simply "the company." Reza refuses to compensate Abbas for a fake injury, or bribe his way out of mounting legal problems, but he quickly discovers the steep price to be paid for holding on to principles in a system where money trumps morality.Written by
Most of critics attend to political weight of the movie and political messages which it delivers. But apart from politics, the movie is a masterpiece in form and narration style. Each scene has been worked on and made with obsessive precision and all these finesse and details are what make it big big work. Actors & actresses are also top notch, although they're mostly rookie and some even first time acting in a movie. Atmosphere of the movie is also well designed and truly synchronizes and delivers with the narration. Only problem i saw in the movie was that in some points Director goes so far and makes unnecessary endeavors to delivers his thoughts to viewer, like he doesn't assume to viewer be intelligent enough to take the message by him/herself. But this small deficiency doesn't make me to hesitate to give the movie an absolute 10 rating. Well done Mr Director.
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