Search results for "Iran"
Women Without Men

Women Without Men

Women Without Men
IMDb: 6.3
89 min

Against the tumultuous backdrop of Iran's 1953 CIA-backed coup d'état, the destinies of four women converge in a beautiful orchard garden, where they find independence, solace and companionship.

Genre: Drama
Ballad of a White Cow

Ballad of a White Cow

Ballad of a White Cow
IMDb: 7.1
105 min

Mina's life is turned upside down when she learns that her husband Babak was wrongly accused of the crime for which he was executed. The bureaucracy apologizes for the miscarriage…

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Genre: Drama
A Hero

A Hero

A Hero
IMDb: 7.1
127 min

Rahim is in prison because of a debt he was unable to repay. During a two-day leave, he tries to convince his creditor to withdraw his complaint against the payment…

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Genre: Thriller
Caravans

Caravans

Caravans
IMDb: 6.1
127 min

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…

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Fireworks Wednesday

Fireworks Wednesday

Fireworks Wednesday
IMDb: 7.7
102 min

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…

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Genre: Drama
Circumstance

Circumstance

Circumstance
IMDb: 5.8
107 min

A wealthy Iranian family struggles to contain a teenager's growing sexual rebellion and her brother's dangerous obsession.

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Genre: Drama
Coup 53

Coup 53

Coup 53
IMDb: 7.9
120 min

Theatrical feature documentary on the story of Operation Ajax, the CIA/MI6 staged coup in 1953 in Iran that overthrew Prime Minister Mossadegh.

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The Runner (1984)

The Runner (1984)

The Runner (1984)
IMDb: 7.8
94 min

Amiro is a young boy who has lost his home during the war. He spends his days by working odd jobs, until he realizes that the only way that he…

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Genre: Drama
Close-Up

Close-Up

Close-Up
IMDb: 8.3
98 min

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…

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The Cow

The Cow

The Cow
IMDb: 8.0
104 min

Masht Hassan owns the only cow in a remote and desolate village. He treats the cow as his own child. When he is away, his cow dies. Knowing the relationship…

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Genre: Drama
Taxi (2015)

Taxi (2015)

Taxi (2015)
IMDb: 7.3
82 min

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…

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The Silence (1998)

The Silence (1998)

The Silence (1998)
IMDb: 7.0
76 min

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….

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Genre: Drama, Music
The Night (2020)

The Night (2020)

The Night (2020)
IMDb: 5.5
105 min

An Iranian couple living in the US become trapped inside a hotel when insidious events force them to face the secrets that have come between them, in a night that…

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Genre: Horror, Mystery
American Coup

American Coup

American Coup
IMDb: 7.5
98 min

AMERICAN COUP tells the story of the first coup ever carried out by the CIA – Iran, 1953. Explores the blowback from this seminal event, as well as the coup's…

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F for Fake

F for Fake

F for Fake
IMDb: 7.8
89 min

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…

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Genre: Documentary
11’09”01 September 11

11’09”01 September 11

11’09”01 September 11
IMDb: 6.9
134 min

Eleven directors from 11 countries each contribute an 11-minute short reflecting on the events of 11 September 2001. A village teacher in Iran tries to explain to her young students…

Genre: Drama
Downpour

Downpour

Downpour
IMDb: 7.4
128 min

A well educated and humble teacher arrives in a new city and at a new job in the pre-revolutionary Iran. He falls in love with a hardworking underprivileged young woman…

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
1st Born

1st Born

1st Born
IMDb: 3.4
79 min

Tucker and Hamid are going to be grandfathers for the first time, but only if they can come together long enough to save their first-born grandchild.

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Genre: Comedy
The Past

The Past

The Past
IMDb: 7.7
130 min

Coming back to accomplish the divorce procedure, Ahmad an Iranian man, arrives in Paris after four years to meet his ex-wife and her daughters from her previous marriage. He notices…

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Genre: Drama, Mystery
Undocument

Undocument

Undocument
IMDb: 6.6
93 min

Undocument bears witness to four journeys of love and loss, immigration and identity across three continents as one cinematic journey.

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Genre: Drama
The Report (1977)

The Report (1977)

The Report (1977)
IMDb: 7.0
112 min

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…

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Genre: Drama
Homework

Homework

Homework
IMDb: 7.9
86 min

Kiarostami's documentary feature about education was inspired by the director's own difficulties assisting his son with homework that required a great deal of parental participation. The filmmaker interviews a succession…

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Genre: Documentary
The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen
IMDb: 5.4
80 min

The Snow Queen created the world of eternal winter where the polar wind cools human souls and clearness of lines obscure emotions. A girl named Gerda, her pet ferret Luta,…

Genre: Family, Fantasy
Closed Curtain

Closed Curtain

Closed Curtain
IMDb: 6.5
106 min

In a secluded house by the sea with the curtains shut, a screenwriter hides from the world with only his dog as company. The tranquility is abruptly broken one night…

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Genre: Drama
Cypress Under Water

Cypress Under Water

Cypress Under Water
IMDb: 5.7
105 min

Will Jahanbakhsh's secret reveal? This secret will make everybody sleepless: Chista, Mahroo, Goodarz, Bahram, Sultan, Jagangir and Major Pooshyass. To prove his innocence, and to restore peace and tranquility, Jahanbakhsh…

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Genre: Drama, War
Children of Heaven

Children of Heaven

Children of Heaven
IMDb: 8.3
89 min

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…

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Genre: Drama, Family
Botox

Botox

Botox
IMDb: 6.0
97 min

Akram and Azar two sister lie about the disappearance of their brother by telling everyone he has fled to Germany. In time this “lie” takes a life of its own…

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Certified Copy

Certified Copy

Certified Copy
IMDb: 7.3
106 min

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

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Taste of Cherry

Taste of Cherry

Taste of Cherry
IMDb: 7.8
95 min

A middle-aged Tehranian man, Mr. Badii is intent on killing himself and seeks someone to bury him after his demise. Driving around the city, the seemingly well-to-do Badii meets with…

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Genre: Drama
And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None
IMDb: 5.7
98 min

Ten people are invited to a hotel for a weekend getaway by a Mr. U. N. Owen, who mysteriously isn’t in attendance. When the group gets together for their first…

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Under the Shadow

Under the Shadow

Under the Shadow
IMDb: 6.9
84 min

After Shideh’s building is hit by a missile during the Iran-Iraq War, a superstitious neighbor suggests that the missile was cursed and might be carrying malevolent Middle-Eastern spirits. She becomes…

24 Frames

24 Frames

24 Frames
IMDb: 6.9
114 min

A collection of 24 short four-and-a-half minutes films inspired by still images, including paintings and photographs. An experimental project made by filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami in the last three years of…

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Genre: Documentary
Through the Olive Trees

Through the Olive Trees

Through the Olive Trees
IMDb: 7.8
103 min

The film focuses on one of the events in “Life, and Nothing More…” (1992), and explores the relationship between the film director, and the actors. The local actors play a…

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Genre: Drama
Where Is My Friend’s House?

Where Is My Friend’s House?

Where Is My Friend’s House?
IMDb: 8.1
83 min

An 8 year old boy must return his friend’s notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.

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Genre: Drama, Family
The Wind Will Carry Us

The Wind Will Carry Us

The Wind Will Carry Us
IMDb: 7.5
118 min

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…

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Genre: Drama
About Elly

About Elly

About Elly
IMDb: 8.0
119 min

The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.

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Genre: Drama
Gabbeh

Gabbeh

Gabbeh
IMDb: 6.9
75 min

An elderly couple go about their routine of cleaning their gabbeh, while bickering gently with each other. Magically, a young woman appears, helping the two clean the rug. This young…

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Life, and Nothing More…

Life, and Nothing More…

Life, and Nothing More…
IMDb: 7.9
95 min

After the earthquake of Guilan, the film director and his son, Puya, travel to the devastated area to search for the actors of the movie the director made there a…

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Genre: Drama
The Other Side of the Wind

The Other Side of the Wind

The Other Side of the Wind
IMDb: 6.8
122 min

Surrounded by fans and skeptics, grizzled director J.J. “Jake” Hannaford returns from years abroad in Europe to a changed Hollywood, where he attempts to make his innovative comeback film.

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Genre: Drama
Mulan II

Mulan II

Mulan II
IMDb: 5.7
79 min

Fa Mulan gets the surprise of her young life when her love, Captain Li Shang asks for her hand in marriage. Before the two can have their happily ever after,…