3 hrs ago
Iranian director's taut family saga rivets critics at Cannes
Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi premiered his latest tightly wound family drama at Cannes on Friday, confirming critics' advance buzz it would prove a contender for the film festival's top prize.
9 hrs ago
'The Past' Emerges As Early Favourite For Palme d'Or At Cannes Film Festival
Iranian Oscar-winner Asghar Farhadi, who made his name in the industry with the incredible A Seperation , is potentially sitting on the Palme d'Or after his Paris-set tale ' The Past ' drew boisterous applause and strong reviews following its screening at the Cannes Film Festival this week.
Sat May 18, 2013
Sight and Sound
Cannes 2013: Tough acts to follow
Thanks to the critical and comparative commercial success of A Separation and, a touch belatedly, its predecessor About Elly , expectations were understandably high for Asghar Farhadi 's Cannes competition entry, The Past .
Fri May 17, 2013
The Past: After the Oscar-Winning A Separation Comes the Divorce
When Ahmad clears customs at de Gaulle Airport, his estranged wife Marie speaks to him urgently on the other side of a glass partition.
Irana s Asghar Farhadi and Chinaa s Jia Zhangke talk cinema and censorship in Cannes
Two directors from countries with tough film censorship brought bold and probing movies to the Cannes Film Festival on Friday - one exploring China's social problems, the other delving into the mysteries of the human heart.
Thu May 16, 2013
Payvand News of Iran
Iran gives green light to Asghar Farhadi's "Past"
Iran's Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance has granted a screening license to " The Past ", Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi's first movie that was shot outside of his homeland.
The Memphis Flyer
An Iranian master takes a trip to Tokyo.
When Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi's A Separation won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012, it was a breakthrough of sorts for his country's long-fertile national cinema.
Cannes Dairy Day 1: Like a diamond in the sky
The international jury makes a headstart here, led by a director of the stature of Steven Spielberg.
Myrtle Beach Online
Seen and heard in Cannes
Not everyone is a fan of "The Great Gatsby"'s hip-hop flavored soundtrack, but director Baz Luhrmann says using modern music was essential to capturing the spirit of F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1925 novel.
Wed May 15, 2013
A glittering showcase of ...
Cannes Film Festival opens today with Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, and for the next 12 days the Mediterranean resort town on the French Riviera plays host to the 66th edition of the world's most respected, most influential and most circus-like cine-jamboree. Stars, filmmakers, industry bigwigs and journalists congregate for the annual ... (more)
Cannes 2013: all cinematic life is here ; From its all-star cast and...
By Donald Clarke Cast a quick glance about Cannes tonight and you could be forgiven for deducing that Hollywood bosses the world's greatest film festival.
Our 10 Most Anticipated Cannes Movies
The Cannes Film Festival kicks off in France this week, bringing joy to cinema buffs eager to hear about the latest personal projects from their favorite auteurs.
Fri May 10, 2013
This Week In Trailers: Somm, Adjust Your Tracking, The Great Beauty...
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Fri May 03, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Bridging the cultural divide
A showcase of early films by Iranian director Asghar Farhadi show the beginnings of a career that has brought him to international acclaim, writes Peter Calder Film-goers who were introduced to the work of Iranian maestro Asghar Farhadi, as I was, with his exquisite Oscar-winning domestic drama A Separation get the chance over the next fortnight to ... (more)
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Asghar Farhadi's 'The Past' with Berenice Bejo First Subtitled Trailer
"I don't want them to be together." Memento Films International has recently debuted an English subtitled trailer for a highly anticipated film premiering at the Cannes Film Festival.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
The top 10 faces for Cannes 2013
From Michael Douglas in sequins to Carey Mulligan as Gatsby's girl, these are the stars who'll be making waves this year He may not have won the Oscar for Lincoln but being named president of this year's Competition jury is a classy consolation prize.