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Asghar Farhadi


Asghar Farhadi was born in 1972 in Iran. He became interested in cinema in his teenage years and started his filmmaking education by joining the Youth Cinema Society of Esfahan in 1986 where he made 8mm and 16mm short films. He received his Bachelors in Theater from University of Tehran's School of Dramatic Arts in 1998 and his Masters in Stage ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 92 wins & 86 nominations. See more awards »

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(2009)
The Salesman Writer
(2016)
A Separation Writer
(2011)
The Past Writer
(2013)

Filmography

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 2021 A Hero (written by)
 2019/III Soledad (Short) (Story by)
 2016 The Salesman (written by)
 2013 The Past (writer)
 2011 A Separation (written by)
 2009 Trial on the Street (with contribution of)
 2009 Darbareye Elly (screenplay) / (story)
 2008 Canaan (co-written by)
 2008 Tambourine (writer)
 2008 The Night (first story)
 2003 Dancing in the Dust (writer)
 2002 Low Heights
 2002 Yadashthaye koodaki (TV Series) (1 episode)
- one (2002)
 2000-2001 Dastane yek shahr (TV Series) (61 episodes)
- Episode #2.35 (2001)
- Episode #2.34 (2001)
- Episode #2.33 (2001)
- Episode #2.32 (2001)
- Episode #2.31 (2001)
 2000 Youthful Days (TV Series) (1 episode)
- One (2000)
 1998 Chashm Be Rah (TV Series)
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Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Costume designer (2 credits)
Show Show Production designer (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (24 credits)
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Spouse:

Parisa Bakhtavar  (2 children)

Children:

Sarina Farhadi
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Personal Quote:

[Award acceptance speech after receiving the Oscar in the Best Foreign Language Film category for A Separation (2011) at the 84th Academy Awards] At this time many Iranians all over the world are watching us, and I imagine them to be very happy. They are happy not just because of an important award, or a film, or a filmmaker, but, because at a time of talk of war, intimidation, and aggressions ... See more »

Trivia:

Shot his first 8-mm and 16-mm films as a teenager, and had already made five short films by the time he went to Tehran University and got his Bachelor and Master degree in theatre directing. See more »

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