Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Mohsen Makhmalbaf Trailers

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Mohsen Makhmalbaf (Mohsen Mäxmälbaf, born May 29, 1957) is an Iranian film director, writer, editor, and producer. During 2007 he was the president of Asian Film Academy. Makhmalbaf's films have been widely presented in international film festivals in the past ten years. The multi-award-winning director, belongs to the new wave movement of Iranian cinema. Time magazine selected Makhmalbaf's 2001 film, Kandahar, as one of top 100 films of all time. In 2006, he was a member of the Jury at the Venice film festival. Makhmalbaf left Iran in 2005 shortly after the election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and now lives in Paris. As of June 12, 2009, and following the events of the 2009 Iranian presidential election, Mohsen Makhmalbaf has claimed that he has been appointed the official spokesman of Mir-Hossein Moussavi's campaign abroad.

Most Popular Mohsen Makhmalbaf Trailers

Total trailers found: 38

Osama Trailer (2003)

20 May 2003

Teenage girl Osama cuts her hair and dresses like a boy to get a job and support her widowed mother and grandmother.

Close-Up Trailer (1990)

09 May 1990

This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life event—the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated the well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf—as the basis for a stunning, multilayered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and existence, in which the real people from the case play themselves.

Kandahar Trailer (2001)

11 May 2001

After an Afghanistan-born woman who lives in Canada receives a letter from her suicidal sister, she takes a perilous journey through Afghanistan to try to find her.

A Moment of Innocence Trailer (1996)

13 August 1996

A semi-autobiographical account of Makmahlbaf's experience as a teenager when, as a 17-year-old, he stabbed a policeman at a protest rally.

Marriage of the Blessed Trailer (1989)

01 January 1989

Haji is severely traumatized by the war with Iraq. Back from the front, he's unable to adapt to civilian life.

The Cyclist Trailer (1987)

01 February 1987

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.

The President Trailer (2014)

30 August 2014

The President is the story of a dictator of an imaginary country in the Caucasus, who is forced to escape following a coup d’état, and begins a journey to discover his country in the company of his five-year-old grandson.

Le Président Trailer (2015)

18 March 2015

Once Upon a Time, Cinema Trailer (1992)

01 January 1992

This film was made in Iran. The protagonist looks almost like Charlie Chaplain. He is given a chance to make films for the emperor.

Daddy's School Trailer (2014)

02 October 2014

It is a story of a unique family in the world; A documentary on how a former political imprisoned revolutionary in a religious closed society like Iran, turned his house in to an open Film School and pave to way for his family to became world class film maker and top International award winners , including Cannes Venice , Berlin, San Sebastian , Locarno and many.

Ongoing Smile Trailer (2013)

23 September 2013

Documentary about Busan International Film Festival founder Kim Dong-ho.

At Five in the Afternoon Trailer (2003)

16 May 2003

Nogreh is a young Afghani woman living with her father and her sister-in-law, Leylomah, whose husband, Akhtar, is missing.

The Tenant Trailer (2015)

21 April 2015

Short film from omnibus 'Beautiful 2015,' commissioned for the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society.

The Gardener Trailer (2012)

04 October 2012

An Iranian filmmaker and his son travel to Haifa, Israel to investigate a religion that originated a hundred and seventy years ago.

Iran: A Cinematographic Revolution Trailer (2006)

18 May 2006

Today Iranian cinema is one of the most highly regarded national cinemas in the world, regularly winning festival awards and critical acclaim for films which combine remarkable artistry and social relevance.

The Peddler Trailer (1987)

02 February 1987

The movie consists of three episodes that explore the lives of poor and desperate in Iran. In episode one, a very poor couple with many crippled children abandon their newly born baby in hopes that it will have a better future.

Gabbeh Trailer (1996)

01 January 1996

An elderly couple go about their routine of cleaning their gabbeh (a intricately-designed rug), while bickering gently with each other.

The Nights of Zayandeh-rood Trailer (1990)

01 February 1990

A film about an anthropologist and his daughter during three periods: before, during, and after the Iranian Revolution.

Sex & Philosophy Trailer (2006)

14 April 2006

In the midst of a mid-life crisis Jan, a 40 year old dancing teacher, decides to instigate a revolution against himself.

The Day I Became a Woman Trailer (2000)

01 September 2000

A girl reaches the age of nine and is supposed to act as a grown woman according to her family. A girl participates in a bike race against the will of her husband.

Two-Legged Horse Trailer (2009)

06 May 2009

A wealthy boy hires a poor child to carry him around like a horse.

Scream of the Ants Trailer (2007)

14 September 2007

A girl believing in God marries an atheist, who is consumed by doubt. They decide to spend their honeymoon in India.

Tales of an Island Trailer (2000)

01 January 2000

Iranian movie

Salaam Cinema Trailer (1995)

01 January 1995

Makhmalbaf puts an advertisement in the papers calling for an open casting for his next movie. However when hundreds of people show up, he decides to make a movie about the casting and the screen tests of the would-be actors.

Afghan Alphabet Trailer (2002)

06 March 2002

Documentary showing the life of children of the Afghan villages bordering Iran, and how their life and culture were affected by Taliban regime.

The Silence Trailer (1998)

06 September 1998

Khorshid lives with his mom in a house near a river somewhere in Tajikestan. Th landlord comes around every morning to ask for the rent.

The School That Was Blown Away Trailer (1998)

11 November 1998

A rural Iranian school is conducted in a tent. A man, apparently a school inspector, visits the class and asks the students to answer several questions.

The Apple Trailer (1998)

01 January 1998

After twelve years of imprisonment by their own parents, two sisters are finally released by social workers to face the outside world for the first time.

Stardust Stricken - Mohsen Makhmalbaf: A Portrait Trailer (1996)

19 October 1996

Director Mohsen Makhmalbaf claims to have never seen a movie before making his first film. Doubtful as it sounds, this boast matches perfectly with the controversial artist's personae.

Tales of Kish Trailer (1999)

02 June 1999

Ghesse Haye Kish was originally produced as a six-episode omnibus film with finances from investors on the Island of Kish in the Persian Gulf, which is a free zone belonging to Iran.

Tobeh Nosuh Trailer (1983)

02 January 1983

Directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf.

The Actor Trailer (1993)

10 August 1993

An Iranian actor named Akbar is trying to become a serious actor instead of the clown everyone considers him to be.

Fleeing from Evil to God Trailer (1984)

01 January 1984

Five men escape to a remote island in order to fight the Devil.

Stone and Glass Trailer (1993)

02 January 1993

Images from the Ghajar Dynasty Trailer (1992)

02 January 1992

Directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf.

Time of Love Trailer (1991)

01 February 1991

Three episodes, all with relatively similar plots about a love triangle between a woman and two men.

Boycott Trailer (1986)

01 February 1986

Valeh, a member of a leftist organization, is arrested by the SAVAK and sentenced to death. In prison, he reconsiders his relationships with members of his political cell, and begins to doubt the validity of the ideas for which he is condemned.

Two Sightless Eyes Trailer (1984)

02 January 1984

Directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf.