Asghar Farhadi

Born in Iran in 1972, he has a bachelor in theater from the University of Tehran’s School of Dramatic Arts and a master in stage direction from Tarbiat Modarres University. Farhadi worked in television and debuted in professional cinema by co-writing the script for Low Heights (2002). Directed several movies, including Beautiful City (2004, 28th Mostra); About Elly (2009, 33rd Mostra), winner of the Silver Bear for best director at the Berlin International Film Festival; A Separation (2011), which won the Golden Bear at Berlin and was the first Iranian film ever to win an Oscar of foreign feature; The Past (2013); The Salesman (2016, 40th Mostra), for which he also won the Oscar of foreign film; and Everybody Knows (2018).

Filmes já exibidos na mostra

  • About Elly (33ª MOSTRA)
  • Beautiful City (28ª MOSTRA)