Best Movies of Golshifteh Farahani

Darbareye Elly (2009)

Aggregate Rating: 171 | Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 87 | Earnings: $0.11M

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.


Paterson (2016)

Aggregate Rating: 169 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: $2.14M

A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.


Poulet aux prunes (2011)

Aggregate Rating: 141 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $0.25M

Since his beloved violin was broken, Nasser Ali Khan, one of the most renowned musicians of his day, has lost all taste for life. Finding no instrument worthy of replacing it, he decides to confine himself to bed to await death.


Body of Lies (2008)

Aggregate Rating: 138 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 57 | Earnings: $39.38M

A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence.


Syngué sabour, pierre de patience (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 135 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 64 | Earnings: $0.15M

In a war ridden country a woman watches over the husband reduced to a vegetable state by a bullet in the neck, abandoned by Jihad companions and brothers. One day, the woman decides to say things to him she could never have done before.


Les filles du soleil (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 115 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 59 | Earnings: null

A Kurdish female battalion prepares to take back their town from extremists.


La nuit a dévoré le monde (2018)

Aggregate Rating: 111 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 50 | Earnings: null

The morning after a party, a young man wakes up to find Paris invaded by zombies.


Just Like a Woman (2012)

Aggregate Rating: 95 | Imdb: 5 | Metascore: 39 | Earnings: null

Two women get on the highway heading to Santa Fe. Marilyn dreams of winning a contest held by a famous belly dancing company, while her friend, Mona, has a secret: she's a fugitive from justice - accused of her mother-in-law's death.


Derakhte Golabi (1998)

Aggregate Rating: 77 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Esteemed writer Mahmoud suffers from writers block. While trying to work at the family estate, concerns about an unproductive pear tree trigger in him memories of his childhood love for beautiful tomboy "M".


Santuri (2007)

Aggregate Rating: 77 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Not being able to work because of the religious country's prejudice against music, a talented Santour player has to deal with poverty, addiction and the absence of his ex-wife.


Mim mesle madar (2006)

Aggregate Rating: 76 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

What appears to be a grand love story turns sour when parents-to-be discover that their unborn child will likely be born with serious birth defects, as a result of the mother's exposure to ...


Bab'Aziz (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 76 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Bab'Aziz - The Prince Who Contemplated His Soul is the story of a blind dervish named Bab'Aziz and his spirited granddaughter, Ishtar. Together they wander the desert in search of a great ...


Ashk-e sarma (2004)

Aggregate Rating: 72 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

During the Iran-Iraq war,a soldier and a Kurdish girl come to a new understanding of the notion of animosity despite their supposedly opposite circumstances.


The Song of Scorpions (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A story of twisted love, revenge and the redemptive power of a song.


My Sweet Pepper Land (2013)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but ...


Mahiha ashegh mishavand (2005)

Aggregate Rating: 70 | Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

After 22 years, Aziz decides to return to his hometown, to sell some family possessions, including the house where he was born. But for his astonishment, the place is now a small restaurant...


Boutique (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 69 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

A clothing store worker (Jahan) meets a poor girl named Eti. Jahan tries to help the girl and solve her problems, but...


Go Home (2015)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

How do you come home when everything has changed? Through hidden memories, ambiguous fantasies and violent sensations. The story of a young woman searching for herself in Lebanon.


Deux fereshté (2003)

Aggregate Rating: 67 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

In the countryside of Iran, a poor fifteen year-old boy, called Ali, has frictions with his violent and retrograde religious father, Hussein. When Ali meets a shepherd playing Nay in the ...


Santa & Cie (2017)

Aggregate Rating: 65 | Imdb: 6 | Metascore: 0 | Earnings: null

When all the elves get sick, Santa must find a cure on Earth to save Christmas.



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