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Naser Taghvai

Naser Taghvai is an Iranian film director and screenwriter. Naser Taghvai was born in Abadan, Iran. After early experiences as a story writer, he began filming documentaries in 1967. He made his debut, Tranquility in the Presence of Others, in 1970 and gained the attention of Iranian critics. He became famous by directing the TV series My Uncle ... See full bio »

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Captain Khorshid Director
Unruled Paper Director
Tales of Kish Director


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 2002 Unruled Paper
 1999 Tales of Kish (segment "Greek Boat, The")
 1997 Pish (Documentary)
 1990 O Iran
 1976 My Uncle Napoleon (TV Series)
 1973 The Curse
 1971 Mashadghali (Documentary short)
 1971 Music of the South: Zar (Documentary short)
 1971 Rahaee (Short)
 1970 Arbaïn (Documentary short)
 1970 Naankhor-haye bisavadi (Documentary short)
 1969 The Palm (Documentary short)
 1969 Wind of Jinn (Documentary short)
 1968 Panjshanbe'Bazaar-e Minaab (Documentary short)
 1967 Forough Farrokhzad (Documentary short)
 1967 Sword Dance (Documentary short)
 1967 Taxi Meter (Documentary short)
 1967 Telephone (Short)
 1967 The Barbershop of Sun (Documentary short)
 1967 Women and Professions (Documentary short)
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Nasser Taghvai

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Since his film Aramesh in 1971, Taghvaei, along with Dariush Mehrjui and Masoud Kimiai, has been instrumental in paving the way for the Iranian cinematic renaissance, so called the "Iranian New Wave.". See more »

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