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Forugh Farrokhzad (1935–1967)

Farugh Farrokhzad was primarily a poet. Indeed, she is regarded as one of the most important poets of the twentieth century in Iran, which has a millennium of poetic tradition behind it. Although she only made one film, the 22 minute so-called documentary "The House is Black", this work is generally seen as the crucial precursor of the Iranian New ... See full bio »


(age 32) in Tehran, Iran

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 1963 The House Is Black (Documentary short)
 1961 A Fire (Documentary short)
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 1963 The House Is Black (Documentary short)
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 1965 Brick and Mirror
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 1963 The House Is Black (Documentary short) (writer)
 1961 Courtship (Documentary) (assistant director - segment "Iran")
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 2012 The Debridement of Rome (Short) (acknowledgment)
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 2007 Tehran Has No More Pomegrenates! (Documentary)
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 1961 Courtship (Documentary) (segment Iran)
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 2008 Moon Sun Flower Game: A True Fairytale (Documentary)
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 2004 Summit of the Wave (Documentary short)

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Fell in love with famous director Ebrahim Golestan. Golestan and his wife separated and he moved to Forugh's house to live with her, but after months Forugh was killed in an awful accident and Golestan emigrated to Switzerland. See more »

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