Asghar Farhadi (Iran)

Asghar Farhadi is an Iranian film director and screenwriter. He started out shooting Super 8 and 16 mm movies. While studying film direction at Tehran University, he worked as a director for television and wrote radio plays until he graduated with a master’s in 1998.

Farhadi has received two Oscars for Best Foreign Language Film for his films A Separation (2012) and The Salesman (2016), making him one of the few directors worldwide who have won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film twice.

Filmography

  • Everybody Knows
    2018
  • The Salesman
    2016
  • The Past
    2013
  • A Separation
    2011
  • About Elly
    2009
  • Fireworks Wednesday
    2006
  • Beautiful City
    2004
  • Dancing in the Dust
    2003

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