These ten best Iranian movies with English subtitles are some of the most popular Iranian films currently available. Viewers can purchase them in DVD format, and many are available for online viewing. Most of these movies were produced in the Persian and Kurdish languages.
“Baran.” Considered one of the most beautiful Iranian movies ever made, “Baran” is a love story about a young Iranian construction worker and an Afghan immigrant laborer. A winner of numerous international awards, this 2001 film stars Hossein Abedini, Zahra Bahrami, and Mohammad Amir Naji.
“The Blue Veiled.” “The Blue Veiled” is a romantic 1995 family film. It follows a widowed owner of a tomato farm, and the women who work for him. This award-winning film was directed by Rakhshan Bani-E’temad, Iran’s premiere female film director and screenwriter.
“Born Under Libra.” “Born Under Libra,” a 2001 political drama, made headlines when the film’s director was kidnapped and left to die in the desert. The film depicts a youthful unrest that mirrors Iran’s never-ending political turmoil. Winner of a Fajr Film Festival award, the movie stars Mohammad Reza Forutan, Mitra Hajjar, and Mahmud Azizi.
“The Hidden Half.” “The Hidden Half” is another Iranian political drama. It tells of a man charged with discovering informat… >>>