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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 80 wins & 60 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

A Separation
A Separation Writer
(2011)
Darbareye Elly
(2009)
Le passé
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(2013)
Forushande
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(2016)

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 2013 Le passé
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 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
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Each person makes their own choice, but my spirit is meant to stay in Iran, especially with the work that I do, and with the emotional connection I have with the country - with all its difficulties, this is why I stay. See more »

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First Iranian Director to be nominated for academy awards in any other category except Best Foreign Language Film. See more »

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