Tag Archives: Homayoun Ershadi

Abbas Kiarostami – Ta’m e guilass AKA Taste of Cherry (1997)

Quote:
An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide. Read More »

Tahmineh Milani – Vakonesh panjom AKA The Fifth Reaction (2003)

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Tahmineh Milani’s “The Fifth Reaction”
An Iranian Woman Fighting for Her Rights
By Josef Schnelle

Five women sit in a restaurant in Tehran and talk about their husbands and their marriages. First, the conversations are quite amusing, but later on we notice that each woman faces serious problems below the thin surface of legal rights granted to women in Iran. Read More »