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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 76 wins & 54 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

A Separation
A Separation Writer
(2011)
Darbareye Elly
(2009)
Le passé
Le passé Writer
(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 Shab (first story)
 2008 Dayereh-e zangi (writer)
 2008 Canaan (co-written by)
 2003 Raghs dar ghobar (writer)
 2002 Low Heights
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[on how Iran could consider submitting "A Separation" (2011), which deals with marital breakup in a Muslim family, for Oscar consideration] It's not a discussion that's linear - the government is this way, the people are that way. Within the government there's diversity of thought and taste. Some among them are much more open-minded, others are very closed. Perhaps what you're asking is, given ... See more »

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On March 12, 2012, Iran's Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance prevented a ceremony that was arranged by Iranian directors and producers to honor Farhadi's Oscar accomplishment upon his arrival in Iran. See more »

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