These Are Some of The Greatest Iranian Movies Ever Made

Iran has arguably created some of the most underrated cinematic content, with critical film analysts from around the world praising Iranian cinema as among the world’s most essential and artistic. In the Iranian (or Islamic) Revolution of ’79, the authoritarian monarchy of the Shah of Iran, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi (in alignment with the United States, and its western policies), was overthrown by the Islamic state of Ayatollah Khomeini. Afterwords, media fundamentally changed in the country, and a range of post-’90s Iranian films shadowing this era gained much attention throughout the years, garnering high-profile awards on the international scale (at film festivals like Cannes, Venice, and Berlin).

The Iran movie industry has its problems, but many brilliant minds have broken through to direct absolute masterpieces like these.Read MoreMovieWeb – Feed

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