The Iranian Film Industry (or the Persian Film Industry) produces a variety of commercial films annually. Iranian art films have garnered international fame and now enjoy a global following.
Along with China, Iran has been lauded as one of the best exporters of cinema in the 1990s. Some critics now rank Iran as the world’s most important national cinema, artistically, with a significance that invites comparison to Italian neorealism and similar movements in past decades. A range of international film festivals have honored Iranian cinema in the last twenty years. World-renowned Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke and German filmmaker Werner Herzog, along with many film critics from around the world, have praised Iranian cinema as one of the world’s most important artistic cinemas.
1) Brick and Mirror (1965)
2) The House is Black (1963)
3) The Mirror (1997)
4) The Postman (1972)
5) Fireworks Wednesday (2006)
6) The Report (1977)
7) Under the Skin of the City (2001)
8) The Circle (2000)
9) The White Balloon (1995)
10) Once Upon a Time, Cinema (1992)Read less