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Iranian Cinema For The Uninitiated

Internationally, the best known Iranian film is arguably Majid Majidi’s Children of Heaven. Set against Iran’s urban poverty, the film tells a charming tale of a brother and sister, and the quest for a pair of missing school shoes. 1,009 more words


A Separation

Spoiler-free Film Review!

By: Asghar Farhadi

When: 2011

Interesting and random fact: The Iranian government refused permission to shoot A Separation until poor Mr. Farhadi apologized for a speech in support of liberal filmmakers he’d given earlier. 837 more words

A Separation

Review: The Salesman (2016)

The new movie from Asghar Farhadi, the masterly Iranian director of ‘A Separation’ and ‘The Past,’ is another finely cut gem of neorealist suspense.

One of the many reasons that Alfred Hitchcock is arguably the greatest filmmaker of all time — the quintessential filmmaker — is that his spirit and technique infuse the work of so many other directors (maybe all of them). 1,027 more words


A Separation

Winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012, Asghar Farhadi’s drama A Separation studies marriage, family dynamics, civil law, and class division in modern Iranian society. 287 more words


Forushande (The Salesman): Trailer

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi known for his films like A Separation (2011) and The Past (2013) is now ready with his latest film, Forushande… 92 more words

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