Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Found 38 movies in total

La Chaise (The Chair)
La Chaise (The Chair) (2006)

A couple goes to talk to God in desert. As the man starts his speech, all the creatures in the desert get scared of the way he talks to his god and run away.

Run Time: 8'0" . Release: 2006

Categories: Short Film,

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf,

Cast: Mahnour Shadzi, Mahmoud Shokrollahi,

Director of Photography:

Tales of an Island (Testing Democracy)
Tales of an Island (Testing Democracy) (2000)

Mohsen Makhmalbaf, who is busy with making a movie called 'Stories of Kish', leaves Kish when the election starts, so that he can participate in the sixth parliamentary election.

Run Time: 1h36' . Release: 2000

Categories: Feature,

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf,

Cast: Hossein Amiri, Shahabodin Farokh Yar, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Elnaz Malek Mohammadi, Mohammad Malekian,

Director of Photography: Mohsen Makhmalbaf,

Blackboards
Blackboards (2000)

Several teachers are carrying blackboards on their backs in the mountains of Kurdistan, next to Iran's border with Iraq, and are seeking those who want to study. But there is no one interested in learning. They become di...

Run Time: 1h25' . Release: 2000

Categories: Feature,

Director: Samira Makhmalbaf,

Cast: Salman Akbari, Ahmad Bahrami, Bahman Ghobadi, Behnaz Jafari, Hassan Mohammadi,

Director of Photography: Ebrahim Ghafouri,

The Silence
The Silence (2000)

Even though the landlord has threatened Khorshid and his mother to throw their stuff out of the house, all Khorshid, a 9-year-old boy, can think of is to connect to the world around him via sounds. Every day, he takes th...

Run Time: 1h16' . Release: 2000

Categories: Feature,

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf,

Cast: , , Nadereh Abdallah Yoa, Yousef Dibaee, Aydin Ghadirof,

Director of Photography: Ebrahim Ghafouri,

The Day I Became a Woman
The Day I Became a Woman (2000)

First Story: Hava Once Hava, a passionate and enthusiastic girl, turns 9, her grandmother forces her to stop playing with her boy playmates. Her friend Hassan, insists that she should come and play with him. She remembe...

Run Time: 1h17' . Release: 2000

Categories: Feature,

Director: Marzieh Meshkini,

Cast: , Gharli Agha Parvaneh, Pouria Bagheri, Fatemeh Cheragh Akhar, Ali Gharib,

Director of Photography: Mohammad Ahmadi, Ebrahim Ghafouri,

Tales of Kish (The Door)
Tales of Kish (The Door) (2000)

A man who is left with only a door with a plaque attached to it, carries it everywhere with himself. He receives a letter from a young man. He can not read, so the mailman reads it for him. The young man has seen his dau...

Run Time: 1h10' . Release: 2000

Categories: Short Film,

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf,

Cast: Mohammad Babhan, Gholamreza Farajzadeh, Soltan Irooninejad, Belal Irooninejad, Nourieh Mahigiran,

Director of Photography: Mohammad Ahmadi,

The Cyclist
The Cyclist (1988)

Nasim, an Afghan migrant takes part in a madly betting to provide for his severe financial issues and also his sick wife. He must ride a bicycle for a whole week without a break. Some people are following the adventure a...

Run Time: 1h22' . Release: 1988

Categories: Feature,

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf,

Cast: Mahshid Afsharzadeh, Shahnaz Babaeian, Mehdi Delavarnejad, Mansour Farnia, Hossein Hajjar,

Director of Photography: Alireza Zarrindast,

The Scout
The Scout (1988)

The front line has been cut down by enemy forces and the fall is imminent. To counter and resist the enemy, an artillery observer is needed to direct heavy fire. To join the front line and the observation post, Arefi has...

Run Time: 1h14' . Release: 1988

Categories: Feature,

Director: Ebrahim Hatamikia,

Cast: Gholamreza Aliakbari, Hamidreza Charkachian, Alireza Heydari, Saeed Javanshir, Rouhollah Kheirabadi,

Director of Photography: Mohsen Zolanvar,

Marriage of the Blessed
Marriage of the Blessed (1988)

Haji is a young warrior who suffers from mental disorder and is now recovered and lives at home. The doctors advice him to marry his fiance in order to get his health back. The father of his fiance is a hoarder who tries...

Run Time: 1h19' . Release: 1988

Categories: Feature,

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf,

Cast: Ebrahim Abadi, Mohammadreza Bahmanpour, Mahmoud Bigham, Giti Ehtemami, Hossein Hossein Khani,

Director of Photography: Alireza Zarrindast,

Kandahar
Kandahar (2001)

Nafas, an Afghan immagrant from Canada who is a journalist, receives a letter from her younger sister in Kandahar, which shows her complete disappointment under the prevailing conditions in Afghanistan, and emphasizes th...

Run Time: 1h25' . Release: 2001

Categories: Feature,

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf,

Cast: , Mohammad Javad Arefian, Monica Hankievich, Niloufar Pazira, Zahra Shafaei,

Director of Photography: Ebrahim Ghafouri,

The Nights of Zayandeh-Rood
The Nights of Zayandeh-Rood (1990)

Before the Islamic revolution, a university professor loses his wife through an accident and people's indifference, and he is paralyzed too. Due to a mental shock after the accident, he stays home and leaves teaching and...

Run Time: 1h9' . Release: 1990

Categories: Feature,

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf,

Cast: Manouchehr Esmaeeli, Mehrdad Farid, Mohsen Ghasemi, Parvaneh Goharani, Homayoun Mokameli,

Director of Photography: Alireza Zarrindast,

The Governor
The Governor (1990)

A national television channel research group has investigated about the working method of a governor who’s served ten years ago (at the early years of the Islamic revolution) with a different mindset for a short period o...

Run Time: 1h20' . Release: 1990

Categories: Feature,

Director: Morteza Masaeli,

Cast: Shohreh Alishahi, Narjes Basirat, Mohammad Hassan Mah Kalani, Samira Masaeli, Mohammadreza Nazari,

Director of Photography: Reza Banki,

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