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Dariush Mehrjui


Dariush Mehrjui was born to a middle-class family in Tehran. He showed interest in painting miniatures, music, and playing santoor and piano. He spent a lot of time going to the movies, particularly American films which were un-dubbed and inter-spliced with explanatory title cards that explained the plot throughout the films. At this time Mehrjui ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Cow Director
(1969)
Sara Director
(1993)
Hamoun Director
(1990)
The Pear Tree Director
(1998)

Filmography

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 2022 A Minor
 2014 Ghosts
 2012 Orange Suit
 2011 Hame-dana (Documentary)
 2011 Beloved Sky
 2010 Tehran, Tehran (segment "Tehran, Tehran")
 2007 Persian Carpet (Documentary) (segment "The Carpet and the Angel")
 2007 The Music Man
 2006 The Carpet and the Angel (Short)
 2004 Mum's Guest
 2002 To Stay Alive
 2000 The Mix
 2000 Tales of an Island (segment "Dear Cousin Is Lost")
 1998 The Pear Tree
 1997 Leila
 1995 Pari
 1993 Sara
 1992 The Lady
 1990 Hamoun
 1988 Shirak
 1987 The Tenants
 1978 Kidney Transplant (Documentary short)
 1978 Tehran Emergency Centre (Short)
 1977 Enfagh (Documentary short)
 1977 The Cycle
 1976 Isar (Documentary short)
 1972 The Postman
 1970 Mr. Gullible
 1969 The Cow
 1967 Diamond 33
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Faryar Javaherian  (1 child) | See more »
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Mehrjui has received 49 national and international awards including:

Golden Seashell, San Sebastián International Film Festival 1993. Silver Hugo, Chicago International Film Festival 1998. Crystal Simorgh, Fajr Film Festival 2004. See more »

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