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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

Gaav
Gaav Director
(1969)
Hamoun
Hamoun Director
(1990)
Sara
Sara Director
(1993)
Mehman-e maman
Mehman-e maman Director
(2004)

Filmography

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 2014 Ashbah
 2012 Narenji Poush
 2011 Hame-dana (Documentary)
 2010 Tehran, Tehran (segment "Tehran, Tehran")
 2007 Santuri
 2006 Fereshte va farsh (Short)
 2002 To Stay Alive
 2000 The Mix
 2000 Tales of an Island (segment "Dear Cousin Is Lost")
 1997 Leila
 1995 Pari
 1993 Sara
 1992 Baanoo
 1990 Hamoun
 1988 Shirak
 1987 The Tenants
 1977 Dayereh mina
 1972 Postchi
 1970 Aghaye Halou
 1969 Gaav
 1967 Diamond 33
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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume Two, 1945-1985". Pages 663-669. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1988. See more »

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