Showing 28 titles of total 28 (country Iran). 

Forushande (2016)

# 13360 IMDb

Forushande (2016)

(The Salesman)

By Asghar Farhadi

Drama, Thriller (2h 05min)

Iran Iran, France France

Fine! Rated 8.2 after 13,990 votes on 06-Mar-17.

Won Oscar. Another 7 wins & 17 nominations

Forced to leave their collapsing house, Ranaa and Emad, an Iranian couple who happen to be performers rehearsing for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" rent a new apartment from one of their fellow performers. Unaware of the fact that the previous tenant had been a woman of ill repute having many clients, they settle down. By a nasty turn of events one of the clients pays a visit to the (...)

Under the Shadow (2016)

# 13154 IMDb

Under the Shadow (2016)

TaglineFear will find you.

By Babak Anvari

Horror (1h 24min)

UK UK, Qatar Qatar, Jordan Jordan, Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 7.0 after 7,337 votes on 03-Feb-17.

12 wins & 10 nominations

As a mother and daughter struggle to cope with the terrors of the post-revolution, war-torn Tehran of the 1980s, a mysterious evil begins to haunt their home.

Taxi (2015)

# 12675 IMDb

Taxi (2015)

(Taxi Tehran)

By Jafar Panahi

Comedy, Drama (1h 22min)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 6,831 votes on 15-Jun-16.

5 wins & 6 nominations

When you are a filmmaker and you are not allowed to direct movies any more, you have to retrain. So why not become a taxi driver? Or better, why not pretend you are a taxi driver and make a film despite everything? This is what Jafar Panahi has done. Now he invites you to get into his cab for the price of a cinema ticket, to ride through the streets of Tehran and discover its people in the (...)

Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (2011)

# 08917 IMDb TOP250 #110

Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (2011)

(A Separation)

TaglineUgly truth, sweet lies...

By Asghar Farhadi

Drama (2h 03min)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 8.3 after 185,466 votes on 09-Sep-18.

Won Oscar. Another 56 wins & 26 nominations

Nader (Peyman Moaadi)and Simin (Leila Hatami) argue about living abroad. Simin prefers to live abroad to provide better opportunities for their only daughter, Termeh. However, Nader refuses to go because he thinks he must stay in Iran and take care of his father (Ali-Asghar Shahbazi), who suffers from Alzheimers. However, Simin is determined to get a divorce and leave the country with her (...)

Copie conforme (2010)

# 08033 IMDb

Copie conforme (2010)

(Certified Copy)

By Abbas Kiarostami

Drama (1h 46min)

France France, Italy Italy, Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 7.3 after 17,182 votes on 15-Jul-18.

3 wins & 6 nominations

In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged English writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano.

The Hunter (2010)

# 07977 IMDb

The Hunter (2010)

By Rafi Pitts

(1h 30min)

Iran Iran, Germany Germany

Rated 6.3 after 1,339 votes on 08-Sep-18.

2 nominations

In an act of vengeance, a young man, randomly kills two police officers. He escapes to the forest, where he is arrested by two other officers. The three men are surrounded by trees, the woods. They are lost in a maze, a desolate landscape, where the boundaries between the hunter and the hunted are difficult to perceive.

Darbareye Elly (2009)

# 12289 IMDb

Darbareye Elly (2009)

(About Elly)

By Asghar Farhadi

Drama, Mystery (1h 59min)

Iran Iran, France France

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 28,082 votes on 29-Jan-17.

13 wins & 8 nominations

A group of middle-class friends travel from Tehran to spend the weekend at the seaside. Sepideh invites Elly, who is her daughter's teacher, to travel with the three families in order to introduce her to their recently divorced friend Ahmad, now living in Germany. The next morning, the two women go shopping in the town and Elly says that she has to return to Tehran because her mother has been (...)

Shirin (2008)

# 10751 IMDb

Shirin (2008)

By Abbas Kiarostami

Drama (1h 32min)

Iran Iran

Rated 6.8 after 1,904 votes on 08-Jul-18.

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 century, put on stage by Kiarostami. The development of the text -- long a favorite in Persia and the Middle East -- remains invisible to the viewer of the film, the whole story is told by the faces of the women (...)

Chaharshanbe-soori (2006)

# 13339 IMDb

Chaharshanbe-soori (2006)

(Fireworks Wednesday)

By Asghar Farhadi

Drama, Mystery, Romance (1h 42min)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 7,660 votes on 19-Sep-18.

7 wins & 5 nominations

On the day before their holiday trip to Dubai, a wife who believes her husband is unfaithful enlists the help of Roohi, a young women sent by an agency to clean the house. She asks Roohi to make an appointment and gather information at the salon of the woman she suspects. Roohi is betrothed, innocent of marital discord. Over the course of the day, she, the couple, their small son, the wife's (...)

Tickets (2005)

# 01485 IMDb

Tickets (2005)

By Abbas Kiarostami, Ken Loach, Ermanno Olmi

Comedy, Drama (1h 49min)

Italy Italy, UK UK, Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 7.0 after 2,303 votes on 01-Sep-18.

1 nomination

Shah-re ziba (2004)

# 13942 IMDb

Shah-re ziba (2004)

(The Beautiful City)

By Asghar Farhadi

Drama (1h 41min)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 7.9 after 3,560 votes on 07-Sep-17.

5 wins

Akbar has just turned eighteen. He has been held in a rehabilitation centre for committing murder at the age of sixteen when he was condemned to death...

Lakposhtha hâm parvaz mikonand (2004)

# 02592 IMDb

Lakposhtha hâm parvaz mikonand (2004)

(Turtles Can Fly)

By Bahman Ghobadi

Drama, War (1h 38min)

Iran Iran, France France, Iraq Iraq

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 15,322 votes on 29-May-18.

15 wins & 4 nominations

Set in Ghobadi's native Kurdistan, close to the Turkey-Iran border. Soran is a 13-year-old boy who orders other children around as he installs an antenna for villagers keen to hear of Saddam's fall. Eventually, he falls for Agrin but is disturbed by her brother Henkov, who was left armless after he stepped on a landmine and who can now seemingly predict the future.

Safar e Ghandehar (2001)

# 04971 IMDb

Safar e Ghandehar (2001)

(Kandahar)

By Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Drama (1h 25min)

France France, Iran Iran

Rated 6.8 after 6,032 votes on 20-Jun-18.

3 wins & 6 nominations

Nafas is a reporter who was born in Afghanistan, but fled with her family to Canada when she was a child. However, her sister wasn't so lucky; she lost her legs to a land mine while young, and when Nafas and her family left the country, her sister was accidentally left behind. Nafas receives a letter from her sister announcing that she's decided to commit suicide during the final eclipse before (...)

Baran (2001)

# 04959 IMDb

Baran (2001)

By Majid Majidi

Adventure, Drama, Romance (1h 34min)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 7,014 votes on 31-Aug-18.

13 wins & 3 nominations

Young Lateef works on a construction site in Tehran with some Kurds and a few illegal Afghan workers. When Lateef is given heavier tasks to compensate for new Afghan worker Rahmat, he resents his displacement and treats Rahmat cruelly. After one of his pranks, however, Lateef discovers Rahmat's secret--he is a girl named Baran. Latif's heart softens towards Baran and he shows his new affection (...)

Rang-e khoda (1999)

# 10370 IMDb

Rang-e khoda (1999)

(The Color of Paradise)

By Majid Majidi

Drama, Family (1h 30min)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 8.2 after 12,676 votes on 30-Dec-17.

10 wins & 8 nominations

Mohammad, a boy at Tehran's institute for the blind, waits for his dad to pick him up for summer vacation. While waiting, he realizes a baby bird has fallen from its nest: he chases away a cat, finds the bird, climbs a tree, and puts it back. His father finally comes and takes him to their village where his sisters and granny await. The lad is a loving student of nature and longs for village life (...)

Bad ma ra khahad bord (1999)

# 00703 IMDb

Bad ma ra khahad bord (1999)

(The Wind Will Carry Us)

By Abbas Kiarostami

Drama (1h 58min)

Iran Iran, France France

Fine! Rated 7.6 after 6,141 votes on 10-Sep-17.

3 wins & 4 nominations

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.

Sokout (1998)

# 14856 IMDb Not Rated 

Sokout (1998)

(The Silence)

By Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Drama, Music (1h 16min)

Iran Iran, Tajikistan Tajikistan, France France

Fine! Rated 7.1 after 1,051 votes on 08-Sep-18.

3 wins & 1 nomination

Because of his special gift in identifying objects by the sounds they make, a blind young boy is employed as a string instrument tuner in a small village in Tajikistan. He may be blind but that does not mean he cannot see. On his way to work, he could tell the quality of the bread the young girls along the streets are peddling by simply touching their ware. His world is made more colorful and (...)

Bacheha-Ye aseman (1997)

# 04388 IMDb TOP250 #128

Bacheha-Ye aseman (1997)

(Children of Heaven)

TaglineA Little Secret...Their Biggest Adventure

By Majid Majidi

Comedy, Drama (1h 29min)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 8.3 after 46,461 votes on 25-Aug-18.

Nominated for Oscar. Another 10 wins & 2 nominations

Zohre's shoes are gone; her older brother Ali lost them. They are poor, there are no shoes for Zohre until they come up with an idea: they will share one pair of shoes, Ali's. School awaits. Will the plan succeed?

Ta'm e guilass (1997)

# 04381 IMDb

Ta'm e guilass (1997)

(Taste of Cherry)

By Abbas Kiarostami

Drama (1h 35min)

France France, Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 7.7 after 17,837 votes on 14-Aug-18.

3 wins & 2 nominations

The Taste of The Cherry is the story of the last day in the life of Mister Badii. He is going to Teheran, where he wants to find somebody to bury him, after he has killed himself. It is an easy job, just shovel some earth on him, and besides, it is well paid. First he wants to persuade a young soldier who does not say much, feels more and more uncomfortable and then runs away. The second man he (...)

Gabbeh (1996)

# 04377 IMDb

Gabbeh (1996)

By Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Drama (1h 15min)

Iran Iran, France France

Fine! Rated 7.0 after 2,465 votes on 08-Sep-18.

4 wins & 1 nomination

Early one morning, an old couple emerge from a hut, she carrying a gabbeh, a small carpet, that she wove many years ago while waiting for her husband-to-be to carry her on horseback away from her family clan. As they wash the gabbeh, it comes to life, telling the old woman's story of waiting for marriage. We join the clan with its sheep, the shearing and spinning and dyeing of wool, and the (...)

Badkonake sefid (1995)

# 06182 IMDb

Badkonake sefid (1995)

(The White Balloon)

By Jafar Panahi

Drama, Family (1h 25min)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 5,713 votes on 20-Sep-18.

5 wins & 1 nomination

Razieh wants a fat goldfish for the Iranian New Years celebration instead of the skinny ones in her family's pond at home, because the fat fish looks like it's dancing when it swims. After many attempts she and her brother convince their mother to give them her last bit of money. Between their home and the fish store, Razieh loses the money.. She finds it, but it is temptingly just out of her (...)

Zire darakhatan zeyton (1994)

# 06183 IMDb

Zire darakhatan zeyton (1994)

(Under the Olive Trees)

By Abbas Kiarostami

Drama (1h 43min)

France France, Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 4,519 votes on 08-Jul-18.

5 wins & 2 nominations

The movie focuses on one of the events in Zendegi Edame Darad (1992), and explores the relationship between the movie director, and the actors. The local actors play a couple who got married right after the earthquake. In reality, the actor is trying to persuade the actress that they should get married.

Nema-ye Nazdik (1990)

# 11668 IMDb

Nema-ye Nazdik (1990)

(Close-Up)

By Abbas Kiarostami

Documentary, Drama (1h 38min)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 8.3 after 11,295 votes on 07-Jul-18.

2 wins

Pretending to be Mohsen Makhmalbaf making his next movie, Hossain Sabzian enters the home of a well-to-do family in Tehran, promising it a prominent part in his next movie. The actual people involved in the incident re-enact the actual events, followed by the footage from the actual trial that took place.

Hamoun (1990)

# 09822 IMDb

Hamoun (1990)

By Dariush Mehrjui

Drama (2h)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 8.2 after 5,332 votes on 20-Nov-17.

5 wins & 1 nomination

Hamoon's wife is leaving him. He is also unsuccessfully trying to finish his Ph.D. thesis. He is forced to reexamine his life. In a series of flashbacks and dreams, Hamoon tries to figure out what he did wrong.

Bicycleran (1987)

# 09697 IMDb

Bicycleran (1987)

(The Cyclist)

By Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Drama (1h 35min)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 7.4 after 1,316 votes on 12-Feb-17.

1 win

The wife of Nasim, an Afghan immigrant in Iran, is gravely ill. He needs money to pay for her care, but his day labor digging wells does not pay enough. A friend connects Nasim to a two-bit promoter who sells tickets to watch Nasim ride a bicycle continuously for a week. The promoter brings in sick and aged spectators, haranguing them to find hope in Nasim's strength. Aided by his son, who feeds (...)

Khane-ye doust kodjast? (1987)

# 03870 IMDb

Khane-ye doust kodjast? (1987)

(Where Is the Friend's Home?)

By Abbas Kiarostami

Drama (1h 23min)

Iran Iran

Fine! Rated 8.1 after 5,861 votes on 27-Dec-16.

5 wins & 1 nomination

An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school -- hardly what in Hollywood parlance is called "high concept."

Caravans (1978)

# 12286 IMDb

Caravans (1978)

TaglineThe Power, the Sweep, the Spectacle of James Michener's Epic Desert Adventure!

By James Fargo

Action, Adventure, History (2h 07min)

USA USA, Iran Iran

Rated 6.5 after 508 votes on 17-Apr-16.

Nominated for Oscar

The story happens in 1948, in a fictional country, called Zakharstan (in the novel "Caravans" is probably Afghanistan). Mark Miller (Michael Sarazyn) is a young U.S. Embassy employee who is responsible to follow Ellen Jasper (Jennifer O'Neill), the daughter of Senator Jasper, who later has married Colonel Nazrullah (Behrouz Vossoughi) and disappeared. During the investigation, Mark Miller (...)

Vérités et mensonges (1974)

# 02777 IMDb

Vérités et mensonges (1974)

(F for Fake)

By Orson Welles

Documentary (1h 25min)

France France, Iran Iran, West Germany West Germany

Fine! Rated 7.8 after 12,333 votes on 01-Aug-18.

1 win

Orson Welles' free-form documentary about fakery focusses on the notorious art forger Elmyr de Hory and Elmyr's biographer, Clifford Irving, who also wrote the celebrated fraudulent Howard Hughes autobiography, then touches on the reclusive Hughes and Welles' own career (which started with a faked resume and a phony Martian invasion). On the way, Welles plays a few tricks of his own on the (...)

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