Beat the Kettledrums

8.1 /10
56 Reviews

Rate This Movie:

The sunrise heralds a life full of love and sacrifice devoted to the service of God. The Iraqi invasion disrupts the normal pace of life and brings death and destruction in its wake.

Persian Title:

بکوبید دهل‌ها

Persian Title in English:

Bekoubid Doholha

Director(s):

Jamal Shurjeh,

Posters (0)

All Photos (0)

Tenth Night
Tenth Night (1989)

Aziz is anxious and obsessed, because in one of those years leading to the Islamic revolution, he had escaped from Iran. At that time, people, mournful in the day of Ashoora, and officers, serving the Royal regime, were...

Run Time: 1h19' . Release: 1989

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jamal Shurjeh,

Cast: Gholamreza Banafsheh Khah, Alireza Eshaghi, Nasrin Khodadoust Moghadam, Hossein Khosravi, Mansour Nasiri,

Director of Photography: Reza Banki,

Kirkuk's Operation
Kirkuk's Operation (1991)

About a heroic war operation called Fath-e-yek which took place on 1986. During the operation, the Islamic warriors from the Ramadan encampment, crossed a distance of more than 170 kilometers in Iraqi territory through t...

Run Time: 1h10' . Release: 1991

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jamal Shurjeh,

Cast: Kazem Afrandnia, Jafar Dehghan, Abolfazl Shahkaram, Ardalan Shoja Kaveh, Jahanbakhsh Soltani,

Director of Photography: Gholamreza Azadi,

Blade Edge
Blade Edge (1992)

An extensive amount of antiquities are stolen from some religious sites and the Persepolis complex in order to be presented in a large auction in London to defame the Islamic Republic of Iran. Following the robbery, two...

Run Time: 1h37' . Release: 1992

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jamal Shurjeh,

Cast: Soodabeh Aghajanian, Saeed Amirsoleimani, Reza Babak, Gholamreza Banafsheh Khah, Bijan Emkanian,

Director of Photography: Mohsen Zolanvar,

The Insider
The Insider (2008)

In 2004, Fereydoun Kianfar returned to Iran along with a number of other prisoners of war left in Iraq. Two of the intelligence and security forces arrest and interrogate him for being famous for espionage, joining the M...

Run Time: 1h25' . Release: 2008

Categories: Feature,

Director: Ahmad Kaveri,

Cast: Hassan Chodan, Amir Delavari, Mehdi Foyuzi, Amir Ghaffarmanesh, Jamshid Hashempour (Arya),

Director of Photography: Hassan Pouya,

The Aperture
The Aperture (1988)

A doctor is sent to the Western Front for military service, but he cannot tolerate the situation until he encounters Seyed who shows him a new world.

Run Time: 1h31' . Release: 1988

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jamal Shurjeh,

Cast: Ali Abar Beikroo, Mehdi Aryannejad, Gholamreza Banafsheh Khah, Bijan Hamdarsi, Behrooz Mashhadi,

Director of Photography: Jamshid Alvandi,

The Maiden
The Maiden (2002)

Mina, a theatre actress who is busy writing her thesis, asks every relative and friend she can for money in order to gather the amount the plaintiff demands and hence gets her dad out of jail. Ramak, a tramp girl, steals...

Run Time: 1h20' . Release: 2002

Categories: Feature,

Director: Mohammad Dormanesh,

Cast: Flora Asghari, Jamshid Baghbani, Ziba Borufeh, Naser Forough, Manouchehr Hadi,

Director of Photography: Mohammadtaghi Pak Sima,

33 Days
33 Days (2010)

It is 2006, and in the small village of Eyat-al-Shaab on the border of Lebanon and occupied Palestine, Lebanese Hezbollah forces have taken two Israeli army personnel as hostages to put pressure on the enemy and free Leb...

Run Time: 1h32' . Release: 2010

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jamal Shurjeh,

Cast: Kinda Allouch, Pierre Dagher, Yousef El Khal, Darin Hamzeh, Carmen Lebbos,

Director of Photography: Touraj Mansouri,

Promise to Meet
Promise to Meet (2003)

Ibrahim Mahdavi is a famous painter of religious illustrations. He is also a veteran. His health condition is bad so he is sent to London for treatments, This coincides with the holding of an important exhibition in hi...

Run Time: 1h41' . Release: 2003

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jamal Shurjeh,

Cast: , Pouya Amini, Habibollah Bahmani, Gholamreza Banafsheh Khah, Carroll Crinfilin,

Director of Photography: Sirus Abdoli,

The Epic of Majnun
The Epic of Majnun (1993)

When Mehran city is occupied, the commander-in-chief orders to liberate the city. After this command, several psychological wars are started at different fronts to divert the Iraqi army so the Iranian forces can attack t...

Run Time: 1h29' . Release: 1993

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jamal Shurjeh,

Cast: Hassan Abbasi, Ali Bayani, Jafar Dehghan, Ali Derakhshi, Mohammad Gilani,

Director of Photography: Mohammad Dormanesh,

The Red Circle
The Red Circle (1995)

Iraqi chemical attacks on Iran's territory are widespread. Reza Ebrahimi, the veteran pilot Major, who is a bait of Iraqi chemical industry himself, is putting so much effort in finding the exact location and the cause o...

Run Time: 1h45' . Release: 1995

Categories: Feature,

Director: Jamal Shurjeh,

Cast: Reza Agharabi, Roozbeh Akhavan, Gholamali Didehban, Reza Ghafouri, Faramarz Gharibian,

Director of Photography: Mohammad Dormanesh,