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60th London Film Festival - 12

The last day, no more dashing to the bus to get to the cinema, no more scrappy meals grabbed between films, more sleep and less stimulation – until October next year. 787 more words

About Elly - Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)


With one woman’s lie, one’s disappearance, and tensions high, you are presented a Muslim version of what seems like a familiar story.

Director: Asghar Farhadi… 483 more words


Review: Shahrzad (TV Series)

With each passing year, Iranian film and cinema appears to be going from strength to strength, with producers, directors and screenwriters alike offering better and better content to their audiences and in so doing delving deeper and deeper into germane topics once deemed verboten for open consumption on the screen. 2,030 more words


“The Salesman” crew received a warm welcome in Iran after winning two awards at Cannes Festival (Photos)

Filmmaker Asghar Farhadi and actors Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidoosti got an overwhelming welcome in Tehran after arriving home from the 69th Cannes Film Festival, where Farhadi won the best screenplay prize and Shahab Hosseini received the Palme d’Or for best actor. 165 more words


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


REVIEW: About Elly

The strange case of Asghar Farhadi’s quick rise to stateside prominence means that his previously unreleased ’00s films are only just being dusted off and released in America. 320 more words

Movie Reviews

The Salesman Won Two Awards at Cannes '16

Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman won two important awards at tonight’s closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival. 164 more words