Jafar Panahi


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Jafar Panahi (Born 11 July 1960) is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and film editor, commonly identified with the Iranian New Wave film movement. After several years of making short films and working as an assistant director for fellow Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami, Panahi achieved international recognition with his feature film ... See full bio »

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Known For

Taxi Director
(2015)
3 Faces Director
(2018)
Offside Director
(2006)
The Circle Director
(2000)

Filmography

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 2021/IV Life (Short)
 2021 The Year of the Everlasting Storm (segment "Life")
 2020/V Hidden (Documentary short)
 2020 Celles qui chantent (Documentary)
 2018 3 Faces
 2016 Où en êtes-vous Jafar Panahi? (Documentary short)
 2015/III Taxi
 2011 This Is Not a Film (Documentary)
 2010 The Accordion (Short)
 2007 Untying the Knot (Short)
 2007 Persian Carpet (Documentary) (segment "Untying the Knot")
 2006/I Offside
 2003 Crimson Gold
 2000 The Circle
 1997 Ardekoul (Documentary short)
 1997 The Mirror
 1992 The Friend (Short)
 1992 The Last Exam (Short)
 1991 Kish (Documentary)
 1988 Negah-e dovom (Documentary short)
 1988 The Wounded Heads (Documentary short)
Show Show Editor (21 credits)
Show Show Writer (14 credits)
Show Show Producer (13 credits)
Show Show Cinematographer (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Production designer (1 credit)
Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (17 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Official Sites:

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Spouse:

Tahereh Saeedi
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Personal Quote:

I want you to put yourself in my shoes as a filmmaker who can't do anything else but make films, and doesn't want to do anything else. How much time do I have left? Do I have twenty years left to live? I cannot stay idle. I know this is what they want. They let me out of a small prison and released me to a much larger one.When I was in a small prison I knew there was nothing I could do there. ... See more »

Trivia:

In February 2010 he was denied permission to leave Iran to participate in the panel discussion on 'Iranian Cinema: Present and Future. Expectations inside and outside of Iran' during the World Cinema Fund Day at the 60th Berlinale. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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