PG certificateThe Circle is a Film programme that first aired in 2000 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Circle is a 3 star programme


The Circle (2000)

Directed by
Jafar Pahani

Jafar Panahi's award-winning film follows a group of Iranian women, some just released from prison, as they try to survive in a society that offers them no rights or respect unless they are seen to be with a husband or male relative. This film features stunning performances from Fereshteh Sadr Orofai, Maryiam Parvin Almani and Nargess Mamizadeh. The film is banned in Iran.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 105 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2000

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: Iran/Switzerland/Italy

Filmed in Colour


Nargess Mamizadeh...Nargess
Maryiam Palvin Almani...Arezou
Mojgan Faramarzi...Prostitute
Elham Saboktakin...Nurse
Monir Arab...Ticket Seller
Solmaz Panahi...Solmaz
Fereshteh Sadr Orfani...Pari
Fatemeh Naghavi...Mother