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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
Forushande Writer
(2016)

Filmography

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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 Shab (first story)
 2008 Dayereh-e zangi (writer)
 2008 Canaan (co-written by)
 2003 Raghs dar ghobar (writer)
 2002 Low Heights
 2002 Yadashthaye koodaki (TV Series) (1 episode)
- one (2002)
 2000 Dastane yek shahr (TV Series) (1 episode)
- One (2000)
 2000 Roozegare javani (TV Series) (1 episode)
- One (2000)
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[Award acceptance speech after receiving the Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film category for "A Separation" (2011) at the 84th Academy Awards] At this time many Iranians all over the world are watching us, and I imagine them to be very happy. They are happy not just because of an important award, or a film, or a filmmaker, but, because at a time of talk of war, intimidation, and aggressions ... See more »

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First Iranian filmmaker to receive a nomination for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Award (Best 'Film Not in the English Language,' A Separation (2011)). See more »

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