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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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 2016 Seller (announced)
 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
 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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I like storytelling movies and more than that I like historical movies, and I think someday I'll definitely make a movie about the past 50 years history (Iran's history). See more »


His film A Separation (2011) is the first Iranian movie to win an Oscar. See more »

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