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Asghar Farhadi

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    30 Essential Iranian Films to Watch in Honor of Nowruz (Persian New Year)!

    Certainly not a definitive list, the following collection of films aims to be an introduction to the compelling and diverse voices within this captivating national cinema and to encourage you to seek out other films in the future.

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    Exclusive Excerpt: New Book Examines Contemporary Iran in Asghar Farhadi Films

    Written by Tina Hassannia, "Asghar Farhadi: Life and Cinema" combines the romantic tradition of close reading with the precise historical, and in some cases, contemporary, context.

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    Asghar Farhadi's 2009 'About Elly' Finally Nabs US Release

    Leave it to Cinema Guild to finally acquire all U.S. distribution rights to Asghar Farhadi’s critically acclaimed “About Elly”—five years after it won the Silver Bear for Best Director in 2009.

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    The 22 Oscar Nominations We'd Most Like To See Tomorrow (But Probably Won't)

    We're a little under 24 hours away from the arrival of the 2014 Oscar nominations: tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m. EST/5:30 a.m. PST, Chris Hemsworth will drag his space viking physique out of bed to join Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs in reading out the nominations. We made our predictions yes...

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    The Past

    Writer-director Asghar Farhad works so well with his actors that everything seems genuine and naturalistic, even the scenes involving young children.

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    Review: Asghar Farhadi's Mature, Complex & Impressive 'The Past' Starring Berenice Bejo & Tahar Rahim

    When "The Past" opens, we see a couple communicating through a thick pane of glass at an airport. They can't hear each other, but through gestures and mouthed words, they can get the gist of what the other is saying, but between them is an immovable object that prevents a full understanding of what ...

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    This Weekend: Don't Miss 'Her,' 'The Past' and 'The Selfish Giant'; 'Anchorman 2' Also Arrives

    An eclectic array of intimate indies and a raucous mainstream comedy hit theaters this weekend, from Spike Jonze's cri-de-coeur "Her" to Asghar Farhadi's can't-miss "The Past" and, yes, the "Anchorman" sequel. Trailers below.

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