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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

Sara Director
(1993)
The Cow Director
(1969)
Hamoun Director
(1990)
Orange Suit Director
(2012)

Filmography

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 2019 LA Minor (completed)
 2014 Ghosts
 2012 Orange Suit
 2011 Hame-dana (Documentary)
 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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Personal Details

Official Sites:

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Spouse:

Faryar Javaherian  (1 child) | See more »
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Trivia:

Since his film The Cow in 1969, Mehrjui, along with Nasser Taqvai and Masoud Kimiai, has been instrumental in paving the way for the Iranian cinematic renaissance, so called the "Iranian New Wave.". See more »

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