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Asghar Farhadi

Name in Native Language: "اصغر فرهادی" (Persian/FA)
Crew | * 05/07/1972 (46) | Homāyūnshahr, Isfahan,Iran
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Asghar Farhadi (Persian: اصغر فرهادی‎; Persian pronunciation: [æsɢæɾ fæɾhɑdiː] pronunciation born 7 May 1972) is an Iranian film director and screenwriter. Among other awards, he has received two Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film for his films A Separation (2012) and The Salesman (2016), making him one of the few directors worldwide who have won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film twice, along with such noted directors as Akira Kurosawa and René Clément. In 2012, he was included on the annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in the world. ()
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Asghar Farhadi (Persian: اصغر فرهادی‎, Persian pronunciation: [æsɢæɾ ɛ fæɾhɑdiː]; born 7 May 1972) is an Iranian film director and screenwriter. For his work as a director, he has received a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, among many other awards. He was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the world by Time magazine in 2012.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Mystery

Known for these Movies & Shows

The Past

PG-13

2013 | 3.7/5 | 2h 10min

A Separation

PG-13

2011 | 4.0/5 | 2h 3min
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The Salesman

Certification unknown

2016 | 3.7/5 | 2h 5min
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About Elly

Certification unknown

2009 | 3.7/5 | 1h 59min
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Awards & Nominations for Asghar Farhadi

Silver Bear for Best Director Golden Bear César Award for Best Foreign Film Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2x Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film Asian Film Award for Best Director Prize of The Ecumenical Jury Chlotrudis Award for Best Director Chlotrudis Award for Best Original Screenplay Best Screenplay Award (cannes Film Festival) Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay

Movies with Asghar Farhadi as Actor(1)

Movies with Asghar Farhadi as Crew(27)

Directing/Director2018 Everybody Knows
Writing/Writer2018 Everybody Knows
Directing/Director2016 The Salesman
Writing/Writer2016 The Salesman
Production/Producer2016 The Salesman
Directing/Director2013 The Past
Writing/Screenplay2013 The Past
Directing/Director2011 A Separation
Writing/Screenplay2011 A Separation
Production/Producer2011 A Separation
Writing/Writer2009 Trial on the Street
Directing/Director2009 About Elly
Writing/Writer2009 About Elly
Writing/Screenplay2009 About Elly
Production/Producer2009 About Elly
Art/Production Design2009 About Elly
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design2009 About Elly
Writing/Writer2008 Canaan
Writing/Screenplay2008 Tambourine
Directing/Director2006 Fireworks Wednesday
Writing/Writer2006 Fireworks Wednesday
Directing/Director2005 Beautiful City
Writing/Writer2005 Beautiful City
Directing/Director2003 Dancing in the Dust
Writing/Writer2003 Dancing in the Dust
Costume & Make-Up/Costume Design2003 Dancing in the Dust
Writing/Writer2002 Low Heights

Additional Information

Citizenship: Iran
Born: 05/07/1972 in Khomeyni Shahr (current age: 46)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: Persian (FA)
Educated at: Tarbiat Modares University, University of Tehran
Spouses (current/former): Parisa Bakhtavar
Children: Sarina Farhadi
Other names for Asghar Farhadi (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"اصغر فرهادی"
"아스가르 파르하디"
"아쉬가르 파라디"
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:33737, Added: 05/13/2018, Last updated: 01/25/2019