The Circle 1978

8.1 /10
56 Reviews

Rate This Movie:

A young man takes his old and ailing father from the suburbs to a hospital. At the hospital, they meet a man called Mr. Sameri. The old father asks for alms and Sameri tells them that they can make easy money if they meet him tomorrow morning at 6 on the main street. The next morning they get in a truck which carries 'donors' to the laboratory. They don't know where they are going and why, and their questions are left unanswered. At the laboratory, the father discovers that they want to draw his blood and he protests, but his son let them draw his blood and Sameri gives him 20 tomans in return. Sameri wants him to work for him and bring 'donors' to the blood laboratory. Thus the son begins working for him. The father passes away and the son becomes more involved day by day and starts a new life.

The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene]
Persian Title:

دایره مینا

Persian Title in English:

Dayereh Mina

Director(s):

Dariush Mehrjui,

Genres:

Drama,

Related Date:

1978

Run Time:

1h48'

Posters (1)

The Circle [poster]

All Photos (20)

The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [scene] The Circle [poster]
The Cow
The Cow (1969)

Mashadi Hasan's cow dies, and as he loves it so much, he is gradually transformed to a cow. His friends control him and take him to the city for a treatment, but Mashadi Hasan escapes, falls in a valley, and dies.

Run Time: 1h44' . Release: 1969

Categories: Feature,

Director: Dariush Mehrjui,

Cast: Firouz Behjat Mohammadi, Esmaeel Davarfar, Mahmoud Dolatabadi, Ezzatollah Entezami, Parviz Fanizadeh,

Director of Photography: Fereydoun Ghavanloo,

The Postman
The Postman (1972)

Taghi,The postman lives in her master's house with her beautiful wife. He has a nervous and unbalanced personality due to his impotence. Her doctor is a veterinarian who treats her with herbal medicines. The engineer, th...

Run Time: 1h55' . Release: 1972

Categories: Feature,

Director: Dariush Mehrjui,

Cast: Ahmadreza Ahmadi, Ezzatollah Entezami, Bahman Feresi, Ali Nasirian, Ezatollah Ramazanifar,

Director of Photography: Hooshang Baharloo,

Mr. Naïve (Mr. Gullible)
Mr. Naïve (Mr. Gullible) (1970)

A simple and naive village man comes to Tehran to find a suitable wife. In Tehran, he meets a whore and thinking he has found his ideal wife, asks her to marry him. Soon, he finds out the truth but does not refrain from...

Run Time: 2h0' . Release: 1970

Categories: Feature,

Director: Dariush Mehrjui,

Cast: Enayatollah Bakhshi, Esmaeel Davarfar, Ezzatollah Entezami, Mohammadali Keshavarz, Fakhri Khorvash,

Director of Photography: Hooshang Baharloo,

Bemani
Bemani (2001)

The movie consists of three love stories; that is, the love three girls have for life, and is buried under the problems of the society. Delaram (Madineh) Saber is a young girl from an Arab family who has recently divorce...

Run Time: 1h38' . Release: 2001

Categories: Feature,

Director: Dariush Mehrjui,

Cast: Aliasghar Abbasi Aram, Neda Aghaei, Morad Ali Panah, Masoomeh Bakhshi, Mohammad Habibian,

Director of Photography: Bahram Badakhshani,

The Mix
The Mix (1999)

While it’s only three days left to the opening of The Fajr Film Festival, the movie that Khosrow has made is still at the dubbing point because of the many troubles they’re facing. The pressures on Khosrow drive him craz...

Run Time: 1h35' . Release: 1999

Categories: Feature,

Director: Dariush Mehrjui,

Cast: Ghasem Abedini, Mahnaz Ansarian, Rakhshan Bani Etemad, Marzieh Boroumand, Naser Cheshm Azar,

Director of Photography: Mahmoud Kalari,

Shirak
Shirak (1987)

As a result of a large influx of hogs into a southern village in Iran, the father of Shirak, a 14-year-old boy, dies. Shirak decides to become a field guard and fight the hogs. With the help of his friend, Karim, they tr...

Run Time: 1h51' . Release: 1987

Categories: Feature,

Director: Dariush Mehrjui,

Cast: Mehdi Asadi, Musa Barahoei, Ezzatollah Entezami, Arshak Ghazarian, Hossein Hosseini,

Director of Photography: Hassan Pourgholizadeh,

Hamoon
Hamoon (1989)

After seven years of marriage, Hamid Hamoun is still madly in love with his wife, Mahshid. But their marriage may be in danger due to Hamid being mentally unstable. Hamoun is busy writing a treatise concerning the nature...

Run Time: 2h0' . Release: 1989

Categories: Feature,

Director: Dariush Mehrjui,

Cast: Rashid Aslani, Ezzatollah Entezami, Bita Farahi, Farhad Khan Mohammadi, Sadegh Masrouri,

Director of Photography: Touraj Mansouri,

Apparition
Apparition (2013)

The story is about the life of General Soleymani who is involved with some hard issues in his life and begins to have some odd problems with his wife. Sara during her hard and tumultuous life with General is thinking abo...

Run Time: 1h35' . Release: 2013

Categories: Feature,

Director: Dariush Mehrjui,

Cast: Amirali Danai, Homayoun Ershadi, Hengameh Hamidzadeh, Mahtab Keramati, Hassan Majuni,

Director of Photography: Mahmoud Kalari,

Orange Suit
Orange Suit (2011)

A story about a change in a photographer who is trying to cleanse his soul by cleaning his surrounding and purify his mind and soul. Ahmed Aban, a professional photojournalist who by reading a book is influenced to clean...

Run Time: 1h47' . Release: 2011

Categories: Feature,

Director: Dariush Mehrjui,

Cast: Ali Abedini, Hamed Behdad, Homayoun Ershadi, Kianoush Gerami, Mitra Hajjar,

Director of Photography: Farrokh Majidi,

Good to Be Back
Good to Be Back (2012)

Farzard is a dentist who comes back to Iran after many years to reach peace away from the issues of his life. Along with his arrival to the country, a mysterious alien thing is seen and that brings with it Dr. Yasamin an...

Run Time: 1h36' . Release: 2012

Categories: Feature,

Director: Dariush Mehrjui,

Cast: Mahnaz Afshar, Reza Attaran, Hamed Behdad, Homayoun Ershadi, Alireza Jafari,

Director of Photography: Bahram Badakhshani,