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Golshifteh Farahani

Actress / Musician / Film Actress | * 07/10/1983 (36) | Téhéran, Iran
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Golshifteh Farahani (Persian: گلشیفته فراهانی‎, born 10 July 1983 in Tehran) is an Iranian actress and singer. She has appeared in 35 films, many of which have received international recognition. She was nominated for the Most Promising Actress Award for The Patience Stone at the 2014 Cesar Awards in France, and won the Best Actress Award for Boutique from the 26th Nantes Three Continents Festival (France). In recent years she has had prominent roles in movies by well-known Iranian and international directors, including Asghar Farhadi, Bahman Ghobadi, Rasool Mollagholipoor, Jim Jarmusch, Ridley Scott, Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg. She starred in the drama About Elly, which won Best Picture at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival and a Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival. Due to the questions the film raised about Iranian society, she has not worked in Iran since. She currently resides in France. ()
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Golshifteh Farahani (Persian: گلشیفته فراهانی, also Romanized as Golŝifte Farāhāni and Golšifteh Farāhāni, born 10 July 1983) is an Iranian actress, musician and singer who lives in France. Golshifteh has acted in 25 films, many of which have received international recognition. For Boutique she won the Best Actress award from the 26th Nantes Three Continents Festival (France). In recent years she has acted in movies by some of Iran's most well-known directors. The movies include Dariush Mehrjui's Santouri (The Santoor Player), Bahman Ghobadi's Half Moon (winner of the Golden Shell at the 2006 San Sebastian Film Festival), and the late Rasool Mollagholipoor's M for Mother (Iran's nominee for the 2008 Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category). Golshifteh won Best Actress at the 37th Roshd International Film Festival.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | War

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Movies with Golshifteh Farahani as Actress(41)

as Elham2019 Blind Spot
2019 Dhaka
as Bahar2018 Girls of the Sun
as Amélie2017 Christmas & Co.
as Maggie2017 The Upside
as Lina/Mona2017 Shelter
as Nooran2017 The Song of Scorpions
as Nada2016 Go Home
as Laura2016 Paterson
as Madame de Réan2016 Sophie's Misfortunes
as Conchita2016 Finding Altamira
as Mona2015 Two Friends
as Govend2014 My Sweet Pepper Land
as Maryam2014 Rosewater
as Nefertari2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings
as Yasmin2014 Eden
as Mona2012 Just Like a Woman
as Marie2012 The Rule of Three
as The woman2012 The Patience Stone
as Irâne2011 Chicken with Plums
as Leila2011 There Be Dragons
as Sepideh2009 About Elly
as Aisha2008 Body of Lies
as Woman in audience2008 Shirin
as Setareh2008 The Wall
as Niwemang2007 Half Moon
as Hanieh2007 The Music Man
as Sepideh2006 M for Mother
as Nour2005 Bab'Aziz
as Azar2003 Two Angels
as Eti2003 Boutique
as M1998 The Pear Tree

Additional Information

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Full Name: Golshifteh Farahani
Citizenship: France, Iran
Born: Sunday, 07/10 1983 (July) in Tehran (current age: 36 years + 43 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: French (FR)
Educated at: Islamic Azad University
Siblings: Shaghayegh Farahani
Father: Behzad Farahani
Other names for Golshifteh Farahani (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Golshifte Farahani"
"Rahavard Farahani"
"골쉬프테 파라하니"
Golshifteh Farahani frequently works together with these people:
Dariush Mehrjui (7x, Crew)
Louis Garrel (6x, Actor)
Asghar Farhadi (6x, Crew)
Mahmoud Kalari (5x, Crew)
Mamad Haghighat (5x, Crew)
Ridley Scott (4x, Crew)
Hiner Saleem (4x, Crew)
Mehran Rajabi (4x, Actor)
Bahman Ghobadi (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:4137, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 08/17/2019