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Jafar Panahi


Jafar Panahi was born on July 11, 1960 in Mianeh, Iran. He is a director and editor, known for This Is Not a Film (2011), The Circle (2000) and Offside (2006). He is married to Tahereh Saeedi. See full bio »

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 2015/III Taxi Tehran
 2011 This Is Not a Film (Documentary)
 2010 The Accordion (Short)
 2007 Untying the Knot (Short)
 2006/I Offside
 2003 Crimson Gold
 2000 The Circle
 1997 Ardekoul (Documentary short)
 1997 The Mirror
 1992 The Friend (Short)
 1992 The Last Exam (Short)
 1991 Kish (Documentary)
 1988 The Wounded Heads (Documentary short)
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To tell you the truth, at some point in my career I couldn't see myself doing a movie like ' Closed Curtain', something that delves into the imagination of an artist - but with a completely different language. It's part of what my career has come to. See more »

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In February 2010 he was denied permission to leave Iran to participate in the panel discussion on 'Iranian Cinema: Present and Future. Expectations inside and outside of Iran' during the World Cinema Fund Day at the 60th Berlinale. See more »

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