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Asghar Farhadi

Asghar Farhadi was born in 1972 in Iran. He became interested in cinema in his teenage years and started his filmmaking education by joining the Youth Cinema Society of Esfahan in 1986 where he made 8mm and 16mm short films. He received his Bachelors in Theater from University of Tehran's School of Dramatic Arts in 1998 and his Masters in Stage ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 81 wins & 62 nominations. See more awards »

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Darbareye Elly
Forushande Writer
A Separation
A Separation Writer
Le passé
Le passé Writer


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 2016 Forushande (written by)
 2013 Le passé
 2011 A Separation (written by)
 2009 Mohakeme dar khiaban (with contribution of)
 2009 Darbareye Elly (screenplay) / (story)
 2008 Canaan (co-written by)
 2008 Dayereh-e zangi (writer)
 2008 Shab (first story)
 2003 Raghs dar ghobar (writer)
 2002 Low Heights
 2002 Yadashthaye koodaki (TV Series) (1 episode)
- one (2002)
 2000-2001 Dastane yek shahr (TV Series) (61 episodes)
- Episode #2.35 (2001)
- Episode #2.34 (2001)
- Episode #2.33 (2001)
- Episode #2.32 (2001)
- Episode #2.31 (2001)
 2000 Roozegare javani (TV Series) (1 episode)
- One (2000)
 1998 Chashm Be Rah (TV Series)
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[on why he focuses on family issues] When I base a story on a family it gives me a large possibility. Spectators all over the world have experience of families so this brings them one step closer to my films. See more »


He is married to Parisa Bakhtavar and has two daughters Sarina and Saghar. See more »

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