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  1. Almodovar Will Produce Asghar Farhadi's Next FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... actors. Reports suggest that Farhadi, who rose to international fame with About Elly and the Oscar-winning A Separation , intends to film another one of his finished scripts in Iran before travelling to Spain to commence pre-production. The film ...

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  2. 10 Fantastic Movies You May Have Already Missed In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Film School Rejects

    ... well worth remembering into the next six months. The success of writer/director Asghar Farhadi's 2011 drama, A Separation , announced him to the Western world as a major talent, but he had already made four feature films prior to that award winner ...

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  3. Movie review: a About EllyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Star-Telegram.com

    It's an irony of the international film scene that arguably the greatest contemporary creator of adult psychological dramas in the classic Hollywood mold comes from a country that views America's movie business and everything associated with it as the unredeemed spawn of the Great Satan. That would be the gifted Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi, whose 2011 film, A Separation , was the widely acclaimed winner of the Oscar for foreign-language film.

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  4. Happy 75th, AbbasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... longer periods between projects and Jafar Panahi ( This is Not a Film, Closed Curtain ) and Asghar Farhadi ( A Separation, About Elly ) receiving so much attention, but ask any cinephile who their favourite Iranian director is and chances are you're ...

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  5. Review: About Elly (2015) 'capti...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Victoria Advocate

    Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi's psychological thriller, "About Elly" was actually released two years before he won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar for 2011's "A Separation." The film has been tied up in distribution complications but fortunately American audiences will now get to see this captivating drama that solidifies Farhadi as a great filmmaker and one of the best directors working today.

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  6. Sydney Film Festival 2015 smashes attendance recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... times by European directors, with only French-Canadian Xavier Dolan ( Heartbeats ) and Iranian Asghar Farhadi ( A Separation ) breaking the streak. Of the other prizes announced on Sunday night, director Sotiris Dounoukos dashed from the set of Joe ...

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  7. 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' and 'Red Army,' now on DVD and Blu-rayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Cleveland.com

    ... to Guantanamo Bay relates more to a detainee she's guarding than to her fellow soldiers. Peyman Moaadi ("A Separation") conveys the hopelessness of an educated man locked in a cell with no hope of release. 2014, R, 117 minutes. Extra: a featurette. ...

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  8. Sydney Film Festival 2015 review: Victoria is a pulsating one-take thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Age

    ... ct (Baran Kosari) looking after a woman who has attempted suicide and yet another taxi-driver in the festival ( A Separation's Peyman Moaadi) turns into a conversation about whether they have feelings for each other.

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  9. Corrupt cops, Taiwanese teens and Iranian mysteries: Indie & art house picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | The Oregonian

    ... (That must have been back in 2010 -- thanks, Internet!) Now, due to the success of Farhadi's Oscar-winning "A Separation," audiences will get a chance to check out this intriguing drama set during a group of friends' unexpectedly eventful weekend at ...

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  10. Four-Star Reviews of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... review. " About Elly " represents all the tendencies of [Asghar] Farhadi's mature style as brilliantly as " A Separation ," yet it is not a successor to the latter film. It was made just before it and won the Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival ...

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  11. Telling the StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The New Yorker

    A year ago, at the Cannes film festival, Leila Hatami, an Iranian movie star best known in this country for her role in "A Separation," was walking the red carpet, wearing a gold-embroidered turban and a matching long-sleeved dress, when she encountered Gilles Jacob, the festival's president. She reached out to shake his hand, but he kissed her on the cheek, and that, as the Washington Post's Tehran correspondent, Jason Rezaian, wrote, is when the "fuss" began back home.

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  12. 'About Elly': a tale of secrets, lies and a woman vanishingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Seattle Times

    ... the camaraderie among them curdles to rancor, and they are increasingly racked by fear and guilt. Farhadi ("A Separation") also uses the story for other purposes. Where Antonioni's film evoked the metaphysical malaise of Italy's leisure class in ...

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  13. Review: Iranian filmmaker's 'About Elly' skillfully traps viewers in an emotional viceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Ironically, the greatest contemporary creator of adult psychological dramas in the classic Hollywood mold comes from a country that views America's movie business as the spawn of the Great Satan. That would be the gifted Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi, whose 2011 film, "A Separation," was the widely acclaimed winner of the Oscar for foreign-language film.

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  14. Elly' exposes a society undone by deceptionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | SFGate

    ... self-deceptions. The writer-director is the highly capable Asghar Farhadi , who in 2011 made the impressive "A Separation," which won an Oscar. ("About Elly" was finished two years earlier, but held up because of distribution issues.) The adults on ...

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  15. Review: Iranian filmmaker's 'About Elly' skillfully traps viewers in an emotional viceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Ironically the greatest contemporary creator of adult psychological dramas in the classic Hollywood mold comes from a country that views America's movie business as the spawn of the Great Satan. That would be the gifted Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi, whose 2011 film, "A Separation," was the widely acclaimed winner of the Oscar for foreign-language film.

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  16. Jury members Leila Hatami, Sofia Coppola and president Jane Campion.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    ... away inside a crowded, labyrinthine market area, despite movie export successes such as 2011's Oscar-winning "A Separation". But it was Amini who was handling from the seaside pavilion the high-level business of selling Iranian movies and checking ...

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  17. Cannes 2015: "Carol," "Nahid"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... portrayed the hired caregiver whose accident is at the heart of the plot in Asghar Farhadi 's Oscar-winning " A Separation ." She is a divorced single mother living in a seaside port town, and trying to hold onto custody of her a ten-year old son. ...

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  18. Fassbender wears two - Slow West' hatsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | SFGate

    ... was parked at about $69 million before "Fury Road" opened. Farhadi is known stateside for the Oscar-winning "A Separation" and the acclaimed "The Past," dramas giving Western audiences rare views into middle-class Iranian life (although the action ...

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  19. Asghar Farhadi's 'About Elly' exemplifies his storytelling giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The Wave

    This thoughtful mystery centering on a vacationing group of young Tehran professionals is part "Big Chill," part subtle critique of the hypocrisy and repressive gender politics fostered by the Islamic Revolution. Iranian writer-director Asghar Farhadi came to most American filmgoers' attention in 2011 with his taut, Academy Award-winning divorce drama "A Separation," which he followed up last year with "The Past."

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  20. Memento to distribute Iran's "Nahid" in FranceRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Tehran Times

    ... Memento previously had purchased the rights for international distribution of Asghar Farhadi's Oscar winner "A Separation" in collaboration with Dreamlab. The French company was also the producer of Farhadi's "The Past". A production of Iran's ...

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