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Golshifteh Farahani


Golshifteh started her acting career in theater at the age of 6 and has always kept a strong link with theater, but it was at the age of 14 that she acted in her first film The Pear Tree (1998), for which she won the prize for the Best Actress from the international section of the Fajr film festival, immediately making her one of the stars of ... See full bio »
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Filmography

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 2015 Mon souffle (filming)
Nada
 2015 Two Friends
Mona
 2014/II Eden
Yasmin
 2014 Rosewater
Maryam
 2013 My Sweet Pepper Land
Govend
 2012 Just Like a Woman
Mona
 2012 The Patience Stone
The woman
 2011 La règle de trois (Short)
Marie
 2008 Shirin
Woman in audience
 2008 The Wall
Setareh
 2007 Santoori
Hanieh
 2006 M for Mother
Sepideh
 2006 Half Moon
Niwemang
 2006 In the Name of the Father
Habibeh
 2006 The Fish Fall in Love
Touka
 2006 Gis Borideh
Mariam
 2004 The Tear of the Cold
Ronak
 2003 Boutique
Eti
 2003 Two Angels
Azar
 2001 Zamaneh
Zamaneh
 2000 Haft parde
The Angel
 1998 The Pear Tree
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Other Works:

Performed in the theater play "Mofatesh" (the Inspector) written and directed by her father Behzad Farahani, shown at the Tehran Fajr International Theater Festival (but the play was banned during the performance). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 5 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Golshifte Farahani

Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Trivia:

After playing in Ridley Scott's Body of Lies (2008), Golshifteh was banned from leaving her home country Iran in February 2008 on her way to London to make a screen test for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010). The role she was set to audition for eventually went to English actress Gemma Arterton. This was only reported 6 months later when she actually could leave the country. She now ... See more »

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Cancer

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I'm really sorry for her behnam_e63
There goes her dignity and chances in another Iranian movie Kilrogg
She is absolutely gorgeous! jmorrison-2
Working with Ridley Scott? Body of Lies Red_Yashar
Well done Golshifteh , Well done ! nader_taghinia
Shohreh Aghdashloo..? alidav88
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