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Samira Makhmalbaf


Samira Makhmalbaf Filmmaker Born on February 15,1980 in Tehran. At the age of eight, she played in "The Cyclist" directed by her father, Mohsen Makhmalbaf the celebrated Iranian filmmaker. At the age of 17, she directed her first feature titled "The Apple" and She went on to become the youngest director in the world participating in the official ... See full bio »

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Known For

September 11
September 11 Director
(2002)
The Apple
The Apple Director
(1998)
Blackboards
Blackboards Director
(2000)
Panj é asr
Panj é asr Director
(2003)

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 2008 Asbe du-pa
 2003 Panj é asr
 2002 September 11 (segment "Iran")
 2000 Blackboards
 1998 The Apple
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Samireh Makhmalbaf
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After my film "The Apple" many people questioned me about Iran. They wondered if Iran was really a country where thirteen-year-old girls could be locked up for eleven years and where an eighteen-year-old girl could have her first film at Cannes. I think Iranian women are like freshwater springs: the more pressure applied, the more force they show once they are freed.

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Sister of Hana Makhmalbaf See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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