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Majid Majidi


Majid Majidi was born on April 17, 1959 in Tehran, Iran to a middle class family. He started acting in amateur theater groups at the age of fourteen. After receiving his high school diploma, he started studying art at the Institute of Dramatic Art in Tehran. After the Islamic Revolution of 1979, his interest in cinema brought him to act in various... See full bio »

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Known For

Children of Heaven
(1997)
The Color of Paradise
(1999)
Baran
Baran Director
(2001)
Avaze gonjeshk-ha
(2008)

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  Beyond the Clouds (attached) (filming)
 2008 Najva Ashorai (Documentary)
 2003 Olympik tu urdugah (Short)
 2003 Pa berahneh ta Herat (Documentary)
 2001 Baran
 1996 Pedar
 1995 Khoda miad (Short)
 1992 Baduk
 1989 Yek rooz zendegi ba aseer (Documentary short)
 1988 Ruz-e emtehan
 1984 Hoodaj
 1981 Enfejar (Short)
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His film, Children of Heaven (1997), is the first Iranian film to have been nominated for an Academy Award (Best Foreign Language Film, 1999). See more »

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