Cradle of Civilization: Favorite films from the Middle East

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My favorite films from the Middle East, for the 2018 icm poll. Countries included are Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Turkey; while there are other countries that produce films in the region, I haven't yet seen anything to make the list from any of them. Top 50 films are ranked, the rest listed in chronological order.

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    Khaneh siah ast

    1963 — a.k.a. The House Is Black, in 13 top lists Check
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    Nema-ye Nazdik

    1990 — a.k.a. Close-Up, in 21 top lists Check
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    Doa al karawan

    1959 — a.k.a. The Curlew's Cry, in 3 top lists Check
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    Nun va Goldoon

    1996 — a.k.a. A Moment of Innocence, in 9 top lists Check
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    Bad ma ra khahad bord

    1999 — a.k.a. The Wind Will Carry Us, in 7 top lists Check
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    Bab el hadid

    1958 — a.k.a. Cairo Station, in 6 top lists Check
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    Do zan

    1999 — a.k.a. Two Women, in 1 top list Check
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    Dayereh

    2000 — a.k.a. The Circle, in 7 top lists Check
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    Iskanderija... lih?

    1979 — a.k.a. Alexandria... Why?, in 1 top list Check
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    Asrar ganj dareheye jenni

    1974 — a.k.a. Secrets of the Treasure of the Jinn Valley, in 0 top lists Check
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    Khake Sar Beh Mohr

    1977, in 0 top lists Check
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    Bé omid é didar

    2011 — a.k.a. Goodbye, in 0 top lists Check
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    Mosaferan

    1992 — a.k.a. Travellers, in 2 top lists Check
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    Ta'm e guilass

    1997 — a.k.a. Taste of Cherry, in 17 top lists Check
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    Gett

    2014, in 1 top list Check
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    Entezar

    1974 — a.k.a. Waiting, in 0 top lists Check
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    Taxi

    2015, in 2 top lists Check
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    Siraa Fil-Wadi

    1954 — a.k.a. Struggle in the Valley, in 1 top list Check
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    Khesht va Ayeneh

    1965 — a.k.a. The Brick and the Mirror, in 4 top lists Check
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    In film nist

    2011 — a.k.a. This Is Not a Film, in 2 top lists Check
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    Gaav

    1969 — a.k.a. The Cow, in 5 top lists Check
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    Yol

    1982, in 10 top lists Check
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    Hamoun

    1990, in 1 top list Check
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    Shahr-e ziba

    2004 — a.k.a. Beautiful City, in 1 top list Check
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    Ragbar

    1972 — a.k.a. Downpour, in 2 top lists Check
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    Tappe-haye Marlik

    1963 — a.k.a. The Hills of Marlik, in 0 top lists Check
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    Ayneh

    1997 — a.k.a. The Mirror, in 3 top lists Check
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    Jodaeiye Nader az Simin

    2011 — a.k.a. A Separation, in 15 top lists Check
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    Zendegi va digar hich

    1992 — a.k.a. And Life Goes On, in 9 top lists Check
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    Keshtzar haye sepid

    2009 — a.k.a. The White Meadows, in 1 top list Check
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    Fasle kargadan

    2012 — a.k.a. Rhino Season, in 0 top lists Check
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    Dast-neveshtehaa nemisoosand

    2013 — a.k.a. Manuscripts Don't Burn, in 0 top lists Check
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    Pardé

    2013 — a.k.a. Closed Curtain, in 0 top lists Check
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    Darbareye Elly

    2009 — a.k.a. About Elly, in 4 top lists Check
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    24 Frames

    2017, in 1 top list
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    Tabiate bijan

    1974 — a.k.a. Still Life, in 4 top lists Check
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    Wadjda

    2012, in 3 top lists Check
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    Nimeh-ye penhan

    2001 — a.k.a. The Hidden Half, in 1 top list Check
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    Shayad Vaghti Deegar

    1988 — a.k.a. Maybe Some Other Time, in 1 top list Check
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    An shab ke barun amad

    1967 — a.k.a. The Night It Rained, in 3 top lists Check
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    P mesle pelican

    1972 — a.k.a. P Like Pelican, in 1 top list Check
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    Ehky ya Scheherazade

    2009 — a.k.a. Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story, in 0 top lists Check
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    El haram

    1965 — a.k.a. The Sin, in 2 top lists Check
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    Baran

    2001, in 1 top list Check
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    Al-massir

    1997 — a.k.a. Destiny, in 2 top lists Check
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    Uzak

    2002 — a.k.a. Distant, in 8 top lists Check
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    Hatuna Meuheret

    2001 — a.k.a. Late Marriage, in 2 top lists Check
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    Marg Yazdgerd

    1982 — a.k.a. Death of Yazdgerd, in 2 top lists Check
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    Turbulent

    1998, in 0 top lists Check
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    Ruz-egar-e ma

    2002 — a.k.a. Our Times, in 1 top list Check
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