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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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 2013 The Past
 2011 A Separation
 2009 Trial on the Street (with contribution of)
 2009 About Elly (screenplay) / (story)
 2008 The Night (first story)
 2008 Tambourine (writer)
 2008 Canaan (co-written by)
 2003 Dancing in the Dust (writer)
 2002 Low Heights
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It was in the theater that I learned how it is that you can work with actors. To give an example, I have a character in the film [A Separation (2011)] who's supposed to be a religious woman. Once the script is finished, I didn't find her and say 'You're going to be a religious character. This is what you should do'. In the few months remaining before shooting she would actually turn into a ... See more »

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Los Angeles, CA, USA: Attending the Golden Globes for his Best Foreign Language nominated film, "A Separation." See more »

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