Tajikistan (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

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The Silence (1998)

Not Rated | 76 min | Drama, Music

Everyday, 10-year old Khorsid takes the bus to his work at an instrument maker's shop and everyday something unexpected happens.

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Tahmineh Normatova, Nadereh Abdelahyeva, Goibibi Ziadolahyeva, Araz M. Shirmohamadi

Votes: 1,292 | Gross: $0.03M

Mirror Without Reflection (2014)


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Director: Nosir Saidov | Stars: Mahmodov Muhammad-ali, Saidov Parviz

Luna Papa (1999)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

The unborn child of Mamlakat (Khamatova) is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress. She lives with her father and brother (... See full summary »

Director: Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov | Stars: Chulpan Khamatova, Moritz Bleibtreu, Ato Mukhamedzhanov, Merab Ninidze

Votes: 3,038

Sex & Philosophy (2005)

105 min | Drama, Romance

On his fortieth birthday, a man engineers a revolt against himself. He telephones his lovers -- all four of them -- and arranges to meet them at his dance school that afternoon. The women ... See full summary »

Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf | Stars: Daler Nazarov, Mariam Gaibova, Farzona Beknazarova, Tahmineh Ebrahimova

Votes: 661

The Dowry (2013)

16 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Rumi Shoazimov | Stars: Nikita Zholnerchik, Anna Dianova

Identifikatsiya zhelanij (1992)

58 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Tolib Khamidov | Stars: Khabibullo Abdurazakov, Dshamol Dadadshanov, Charaf Khabinov, Rosija Khajarowa

Angel on the Right (2002)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Set in the Tadjik village of Asht, this film draws on the Muslim notion that we are born with an angel on each shoulder, and that the angel on the right records the good that we do ... See full summary »

Director: Jamshed Usmonov | Stars: Uktamoi Miyasarova, Maruf Pulodzoda, Kova Tilavpur, Mardonkul Kulbobo

Votes: 392

Odds and Evens (1993)

90 min | Drama, War

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Director: Bakhtyar Khudojnazarov | Stars: Paulina Gálvez, Daler Madzhidov, Alisher Kasimov, Bakhodur Dzhurabayev

Votes: 111

To Get to Heaven First You Have to Die (2006)

92 min | Crime, Drama

Kamal, 20 years old, can't have sexual intercourse with women although he is married. He goes to the big city and notices beautiful Vera, whom he follows round town. Will his partnership ... See full summary »

Director: Jamshed Usmonov | Stars: Khurshed Golibekov, Dinara Drukarova, Maruf Pulodzoda, Djonibek Mourodov

Votes: 232

Alexander's Lost World (2013– )

89 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

Did Alexander the Great really build sixteen cities in Afghanistan, or was he the destroyer of a far more ancient civilization? David Adams goes in search of the most alluring of them all -... See full summary »

Star: David Adams

Votes: 67

The Flight of the Bee (1998)

90 min | Drama

In a small village in Tajikistan, a wealthy bully erects an outhouse at the edge of his property, right next to the window of his neighbor, a struggling educator. Revolted by the continual ... See full summary »

Directors: Byung-hun Min, Jamshed Usmonov | Stars: Muhammadjon Shodi, Mastura Ortik, Taghoymurod Rozik, Beknazar Kabirov

Votes: 66

The Telegram (2012)

87 min | Drama

In a remote village from Tajikistan, an old woman is obsessed with only one thing: to be buried in the village old cemetery Her neighbor is an old widow living alone with her dog and ... See full summary »

Director: Iskandar Usmonov | Stars: Alisher Soliev, Gavkhar Tajibaeva, Zulfiya Rajabova

Votes: 11

Safarnoma: Notes on a Heritage Path (2019)

66 min | Documentary

Being shot as an observational film, the video-letter becomes a meditation on the sources of Tajik spiritual culture.

Director: Sharofat Arabova

Tasfiya (2014)


More than 50 years back in a stony set of a remote mountainous village somewhere in Tajikistan the lovers called Shams and Mekhri traveled. Mekhri pulled by a transient eclipse broke an ... See full summary »

Director: Sharofat Arabova | Stars: Sherali Abdulkaysov, Iso Abdurashidov, Vakhob Dustov, Rudoba Makhmudova

Songs of Abdul (2016)

66 min | Documentary, Musical

This documentary has been lived and performed by its protagonist Abdulmamad Bekmamadov - Abdul, who came to Russia from Tajikistan in search of a job. Abdul takes traditional Pamirian tunes... See full summary »

Director: Anna Moiseenko

The Great Game (2016)

61 min | Documentary, Adventure

30,000 Miles Across Central Asia

Director: Jon Beardmore

The Teacher (2014)


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Director: Nosir Saidov | Stars: Mahnaz Afshar, Abdukarim Mashrabov, Marat Oripov, Faridunsho Rakhmatulloyev

Votes: 5

Bunker (III) (2019)

26 min | Short, Drama

About a little boy, with whom his peers plays a cruel joke, by locking him in an old dark bunker. Will he find in himself the courageous enough to confront the real cruelty and to develop resilient character of a real personality?

Director: Dilovar Sultoni | Stars: Isfandiyor Ghulomov, Azam Karaev, Manuchehr Razokov, Muhsin Sultoni

Tajik Rugby Quest (2014)

11 min | Documentary, Sport | Completed

A combined effort by people involved in the game of rugby, in order to help Tajikistan further it's rugby.

Director: Faramarz Beheshti

The Maestro of Mongolia (2014)

25 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

My name is Jerry Aylmer and one fine day I found myself in Tajikistan, in possession of a totally unsuitable car. I had quit my trading job in London in order to try and make a difference ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry Aylmer

Arusi Zamonavi (2016)


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Stars: Max Kosimov, Nabijon Pirmatov, Sabina Shohimardonova, Mohpkar Yorova

Statue of Love (2004)

70 min | Drama

The story of a village boy's first love.

Director: Umed Mirzoshirinov | Stars: Nekruzia Mamadshoev, Ubaidulla Radzhabov, Savrigul Kurbanova, Maisara Mamadzhanova

True Noon (2009)

83 min | Drama

Nilufar, a girl living downtown, is about to marry a man living uptown. But one day, soldiers come and plant barbed wire to separate the two towns. The life of the people, who have thus far... See full summary »

Director: Nosir Saidov | Stars: Yuriy Nazarov, Nasiba Sharipova, Nasriddin Nuriddinov, Shodi Soleh

Votes: 68

The Illusion Seller (2017)

22 min | Short

Zukhro, a little Tajik girl befriends an Indian emigrant Kabir who is called 'Khayolfurush' by everybody in the village. There is someone else who connects both of them invisibly and her ... See full summary »

Director: Sharofat Arabova | Stars: Zukhrobonui Musozoda, Maftunai Odiljon, Pushpendra Singh

Saved by Deportation (2007)

79 min | Documentary

In 1940, a year before the Nazis started deporting Jews to death camps, Joseph Stalin ordered the deportation of approximately 200,000 Polish Jews from Russian-occupied Eastern Poland to ... See full summary »

Director: Slawomir Grunberg

Votes: 7

A Dream of the Ape (2016)

98 min | Drama

A mysterious monkey's paw brought from a far off oriental country grants three wishes of its holder. However, a simple ancient aphorism says: nothing comes out of nothing, in order to get something one needs to give something in exchange.

Director: Rumi Shoazimov | Stars: Bakhadur Miralibekov, Zulfiya Sadikova, Tereza Zaurbekova, Sijavush Rakhmatullaev

Emergency in Tajikistan (2014)

48 min | Documentary, Adventure

One man's mercy mission: Jerry drives an ambulance 13,000km on an incredible journey across Europe and Asia.

Director: Jerry Aylmer

Three Little Dreams (2018)

96 min | Drama

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Director: Chapour Haghighat | Stars: Qurban Sabir, Siyvush Abdulloev, Zaurbek Abdulloev

Rustam Casanova (2014)

52 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Our man is an opera singer with an athletic physique, a faraway gaze and something of a nineteenth century romantic air. He is a larger than life character with a thousand masks. He ... See full summary »

Directors: Lorenzo Cioffi, Alessandro De Toni | Star: Rustam Duloev

Suicider (2011)

78 min | Drama, Family, Mystery

After long years of waiting, to the house of a forester, comes joy - his wife is expecting a baby. But the happy expectation is violated by the visit of a fortune teller, referring to the ... See full summary »

Director: Rustam Shoazimov

Returning (2000)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Farkhot Abdullaev

Women of the Silk Road (2017)

70 min | Documentary

With their footsteps, they formed trails that led to Rome. Through their handicrafts, they wove the designs of the European Renaissance. What lies in their hearts will shape the future of our world.

Director: Yassamin Maleknasr

Votes: 5

White Sparrow (2014)

20 min | Short, Family

This film tells the story of a boy who lives in his own little poetic world. Despite of that he cannot speak, it does not create any obstacles to know the world around him. He sees in ... See full summary »

Director: Dilovar Sultonov | Star: Muhsin Sultonov

The Crying of Tanbur (2018)

35 min | Short, Drama

A true story, based on the tragedy of the family of the died military journalist in Post-Soviet Tajikistan in 1993. This film is a debut film of young Tajik art activist, a novice filmmaker... See full summary »

Director: Anisa Sabiri

After the Curtain (2016)

70 min | Documentary, Drama, Music

In Emelie Mahdavian's After the Curtain, four female dancers battle shifting cultural norms and face increasing disfavor in the Post-Soviet, predominantly Muslim nation of Tajikistan. The ... See full summary »

Director: Emelie Mahdavian | Star: Mariam Gaibova

Five Dangerous Snakes of Tajikistan (2017 Video)

9 min | Short

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Director: Oleg Lubske | Stars: Abdurakhim Avganov, Khaydar Latipov, Raisa Rodionova, Pavel Usoltsev

Taqvimi intizori (2005)

71 min | Drama

A day in the life of a small village in the mountains, with all its difficulties, joy, amenities and beauties, from dawn to late at night. The echo of the collapse of the Soviet rule, civil... See full summary »

Director: Safarbek Soliev | Stars: Nurullo Abdullayev, Nasriddin Nuriddinov, Aslansho Rahmatulloev, Shodi Soliev

The Wandering (2005)

80 min | Drama

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Directors: Gulandom Muhabbatova, Daler Rahmatov | Stars: Fotima Ghulamova, Abdukholik Sufiev

The Botanist: Raïmberdi's Story (2016)

20 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

After the fall of the Soviet Union, Tajikistan, a former Social Soviet Republic, plunged into a devastating civil war. A famine struck the mountainous region of the Pamir where Raïmberdi, a... See full summary »

Directors: Maxime Lacoste-Lebuis, Maude Plante-Husaruk

Votes: 6

Bridging the Divide (2013)

40 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

'Bridging the Divide' follows an anthropologist and her Tajik host father, Shirinbek, on a journey across the border into Afghanistan. This is the first time that Shirinbek has visited this... See full summary »

Director: Aliaa Remtilla | Star: Aliaa Remtilla

V Bagdade vsyo spokoyno (1993)

88 min

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Director: Mumin Shakirov | Stars: Semyon Farada, Semyon Furman, Mikhail Kaminsky, Iso Abdulkhairov

Muzhchina i dve yego zhenshchiny (1991)

77 min

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Director: Margarita Kasymova

Love Life Regardless (2016)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

This is a short documentary film about Nadira Davlatova, a widow and a mother of eight children from a remote village in southern Tajikistan. Nadira was in her late thirties when her ... See full summary »

Director: Khushnuda Shukurova

Perestroika (1991)

70 min | Comedy

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Director: Rustam Shoazimov | Star: Hojiboy Tojiboev

Letters from the Pamirs (2016)

104 min | Documentary

Beneath the luminous and liminal Pamir Mountains, changes in family and culture are contemplated. Ethnic Kyrgyz villagers living remotely in Tajikistan are at the margins of Russian, ... See full summary »

Director: Janyl Jusupjan

I Want to Be Different: Metal Rock in Tajikistan (2016)

79 min | Documentary

Al Aziv, ProRock and Red Planet. Three Bands - one Obsession: Rock Metal! This sounds not extraordinary but it is in a country shaped by strong traditions and which is still struggling to ... See full summary »

Director: Roozbeh Ghasemi | Stars: Anvar Sultanov, Oleg Nikolaevich Tanin, Mariambi Khakimova, Sergei Zinoviev

Votes: 16

Mest proroka (1993)

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Director: Yunus Yusupov | Stars: Bakhram Akramov, Davron Alimatov, Venera Azizova, Abu Ganem

11.000 km ot New Yorka (2006)

Documentary, Short, War

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Director: Orzu Sharipov

Silk Road Ghosts (2014)

11 min | Documentary, Adventure

Silk Road Ghosts takes the viewer off the beaten path as I ply a circuit, following in the footsteps of the ancient conquerors, passing through some of the more remarkable parts of Central ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Fenech | Star: Stephen Fenech

Mission (1999)

40 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Mariam Yussupova

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