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Taxi Tehran () – IMDb

Fear the Walking Dead. Sit back and enjoy the ride! The Irishman First Reviews: At 82 minutes, this is a brisk but hugely powerful work jatar is cinema of the oppressed par excellence. An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide. Jafar Panahi’s Taxi offers another round of trenchant societal commentary from a director whose entire filmography stands as a daring act of dissent.

Overall, this is a large social commentary that shows a variety of people in Iran while having a blast with the conventions of cinema.

Taxi ( film) – Wikipedia

In Tehran Taxi, Panahi masquerades as a taxi driver and picks up a range of curious passengers throughout Tehran; from a couple of old ladies nursing a goldfish in a bowl, a mugger, a flower seller and a traffic accident victim. Dec 8, Full Review…. Aug 23, Full Review…. The first two passengers are a man who grumbles about tyre thieves, and proposes to hang them all, and a woman who objects that Iran hardly needs more executions.


Jafar Panahi’s Taxi

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It’s been months since Jafar Panahi, stuck in jail, has been awaiting a verdict by the appeals court. Oct 29, Rating: Share this Rating Title: Retrieved 5 February By depicting a day in his life, Panahi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb tai to portray the deprivations looming in contemporary Iranian cinema.

Heaven knows how long Panahi can continue to make films in this way, but his latest outing raises the spirits no end. Hana films a street boy as he pockets some money accidentally dropped by a bridegroom; she then imperiously beckons him over to the cab to berate him, jatar he has made her project undistributable by causing her to shoot an episode of sordid realism.

Panahi and Hana proceed to the springs and are able to return the purse; at the same time as this happens, a pair of thieves ransack the taxi, jwfar the film cuts off. When a pwnahis girl becomes lost in the hustle and bustle of Tehran, her journey turns into a dazzling exercise on the nature of film itself. Panahi doesn’t need permission to make intelligent, thought-provoking and enormously entertaining new works — in between fares, of course.

jafar panahis taxi

Now he invites you to get into his cab for the price of a cinema ticket, to ride through the streets of Tehran and discover its people in the persons of his various passengers. Panahi was banned from making films for 20 years by the Iranian Government in but who then responded by making idiosyncratic ‘films’ with no actors and no end credits and then smuggling them out of the country.


Retrieved 28 January Already have an account? The fact he is a film maker rather than a real taxi driver also means that taxxi doesn’t know many directions around the city and he further bemuses passengers when he refuses to take payment at the end of the ride.

Retrieved 18 September Jafar Panahi’s Taxi looks onto a world where the social order and the spiritual order jafaar at odds, in flux, where the conversations are sometimes cutting, sometimes comic, sometimes troubled, sometimes profound.

Archived from the original on 19 January Similar to Abbas Kiarostami ‘s A Taste of Cherry and Ten[6] Jqfar has been described as “a portrait of the Iranian capital Tehran ” [7] and as a “documentary-like film [ So why not become a taxi driver? Don’t have an account?

Official poster for Taxi. Archived from the original on 24 September Search for ” Taxi ” on Amazon.