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Asghar Farhadi


Asghar Farhadi was born in 1972 in Iran. He became interested in cinema in his teenage years and started his filmmaking education by joining the Youth Cinema Society of Esfahan in 1986 where he made 8mm and 16mm short films. He received his Bachelors in Theater from University of Tehran's School of Dramatic Arts in 1998 and his Masters in Stage ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 86 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

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About Elly Writer
(2009)
The Salesman Writer
(2016)
A Separation Writer
(2011)
The Past Writer
(2013)

Filmography

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 2019/III Soledad (Short) (Story by)
 2019 Ni tanto ni tan poco (Short) (collaborating writer)
 2019 Ibaia (Short) (Story by)
 2016 The Salesman (written by)
 2013 The Past (writer)
 2011 A Separation (written by)
 2009 Trial on the Street (with contribution of)
 2009 About Elly (screenplay) / (story)
 2008 Canaan (co-written by)
 2008 Tambourine (writer)
 2008 The Night (first story)
 2003 Dancing in the Dust (writer)
 2002 Low Heights
 2002 Yadashthaye koodaki (TV Series) (1 episode)
- one (2002)
 2000-2001 Dastane yek shahr (TV Series) (61 episodes)
- Episode #2.35 (2001)
- Episode #2.34 (2001)
- Episode #2.33 (2001)
- Episode #2.32 (2001)
- Episode #2.31 (2001)
 2000 Roozegare javani (TV Series) (1 episode)
- One (2000)
 1998 Chashm Be Rah (TV Series)
Show Show Director (10 credits)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Costume designer (2 credits)
Show Show Production designer (1 credit)
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I tend to jot down moments, lines, interactions that don't really make any sense. I try and explain these scattered notes to my close friends, and they become more and more logical. I see screen writing as a bit like a math equation which I have to solve. See more »

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His film A Separation (2011) is the first Iranian movie to win an Oscar. See more »

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