Director, Script Writer, Producer IRAN

Asghar FARHADI

Asghar FARHADI

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Biography

Asghar Farhadi was born in Iran. He made his directorial debut with Dance in the Dust (2003) and Beautiful City (2004). About Elly (2009) won the Silver Bear for Best Director in Berlin. His film A Separation (2011) became a sensation. It got critical acclaim inside and outside of Iran; it was awarded many prizes, among them the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, making him the first Iranian filmmaker ever to win an Oscar. Farhadi’s sixth movie, The Past, selected in competition at the Festival de Cannes, brought the Best Actress Prize for Bérénice Bejo (2013). Back in Iran, Farhadi made The Salesman, awarded Best Screenplay and Best Actor for Shahab Hosseini in Cannes (2016). The film also brought the second Oscar for Iran in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Farhadi’s last film, A Hero, in Competition at the Festival de Cannes last year, was awarded Grand Prix.

Films presented at Cannes

GHAHREMAN A HERO 2021 In Competition - Feature Films Script / Dialogue , Director
TODOS LO SABEN EVERYBODY KNOWS 2018 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
FORUSHANDE THE SALESMAN 2016 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue
LE PASSÉ THE PAST 2013 In Competition - Feature Films Director , Script / Dialogue

Awards

A HERO
GHAHREMAN A HERO 2021 Grand Prix ((tied)) Script / Dialogue , Director
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2022
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Directors

Annie SILVERSTEIN

Annie SILVERSTEIN

Director, Script Writer
KORE-EDA Hirokazu

KORE-EDA Hirokazu

Director, Script Writer
Joachim LAFOSSE

Joachim LAFOSSE

Director, Script Writer
Juho KUOSMANEN

Juho KUOSMANEN

Director, Script Writer
Kirill SEREBRENNIKOV

Kirill SEREBRENNIKOV

Director, Script Writer
Kornél MUNDRUCZÓ

Kornél MUNDRUCZÓ

Script Writer, Director
Rachid BOUCHAREB

Rachid BOUCHAREB

Director, Script Writer
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