My Favorite Jafar Panahi Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   The Circle (2000)

2.   The White Balloon (1995)

3.   This Is Not a Film (2011)
(Documentary)

4.   The Mirror (1997)

5.   Crimson Gold (2003)

6.   Taxi (2015)
(a.k.a. Taxi Tehran)

7.   Offside (2006)

My Favorite Abbas Kiarostami Films

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

2.   Taste of Cherry (1997)

3.   Life, and Nothing More… (1992)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)

4.   Close-Up (1990)

5.   Where Is the Friend’s Home? (1987)
(I saw it on an old VHS tape)

6.   Certified Copy (2010)

7.   Ten (2002)

8.   Like Someone in Love (2012)

9.   Shirin (2008)

10. The Traveler (1974)

11. ABC Africa (2001)
(Documentary)

12. Tickets (2005)
(co-directed with Ermanno Olmi and Ken Loach)

* * * * (Out of * * * *) (Anthology Films)

1.   Lumiere and Company (1995)
(Segment: “Dinner for One”)

 

My Favorite Jafar Panahi Films (Revised and Updated)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   The Circle (2000)

2.   Crimson Gold (2003)

3.   The White Balloon (1995)

4.   Taxi (2015) (Part Documentary) (No relation to the TV Series)

5.   This Is Not a Film (2011) (Documentary) (Co-directed with Mojtaba Mirtahmasb)

6.   Offside (2006)

7.   The Mirror (1997)

My Favorite Mohsen Makhmalbaf Films (New)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   A Moment of Innocence (1996)

2.   Gabbeh (1996)

3.   The Silence (1998)

4.   The Cyclist (1989)

5.   Kandahar (2001)

6.   Boycott (1985)

7.   Once Upon a Time, Cinema (1992)

8.   Marriage of the Blessed (1989)

9.   The Actor (1993)

10. Sex & Philosophy (2005)

Note: If their is a Mohsen Makhmalbaf you do not see on there that is because I have not seen them yet and speaking of which, I would love to see The Gardner and his more recent film The President get a Blu-ray/DVD release.

My Favorite Abbas Kiarostami Films (Revised and Updated)

* * * * (Out of * * * *)

1.   The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)

2.   Close-Up (1990) (Part Documentary)

3.   Life, and Nothing More… (1992) (Part Documentary)

4.   Where is the Friend’s Home? (1987)

5.   Taste of Cherry (1997)

6.   Ten (2002)

7.   Through the Olive Trees (1994)

8.   The Traveler (1974)

9.   Certified Copy (2010)

* * * 1/2 (Out of * * * *)

1.   10 on Ten (2004) (Documentary)

2.   Homework (1989) (Documentary)

3.   ABC Africa (2001) (Documentary)

4.   Like Someone in Love (2012)

5.   Shirin (2008)

6.   Five (2003) (Documentary)