Cannes: Sony Classics Wins Stateside Rights To Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Past’

Sony Classics Acquires The PastSony Pictures Classics has landed U.S. rights at Cannes to The Past (Le Passe), Iranian helmer Asghar Farhadi’s ambitious drama starring Oscar nominee … Read More »

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Hot Cannes Trailer: ‘The Past’

EXCLUSIVE: Iranian-born director Asghar Farhadi won the Foreign Language Oscar for his 2011 film A Separation. Today, his French-language The Past was announced as part of the official Cannes Competition. The film also deals with the theme of separation: When Ahmad returns to … Read More »

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Bérénice Bejo To Star In ‘A Separation’ Director Asghar Farhadi’s Upcoming Project

The Artist star Bérénice Bejo will replace Marion Cotillard in the next film from A Separation director Asghar Farhadi after scheduling conflicts forced a switch, Paris-based producer Memento confirms. Shooting starts in October in and around Paris on the … Read More »

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UTA Signs Oscar-Winning Director Asghar Farhadi

By | Thursday March 1, 2012 @ 10:26am PST
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EXCLUSIVE: Asghar Farhadi, the Iranian director who won the Best Foreign Language Academy Award for A Separation, has signed with UTA. The family drama set in Tehran has earned critical and popular support throughout the international film community after its … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: Iran Oscar Entry ‘A Separation’

By | Tuesday December 6, 2011 @ 8:27pm PST

Iran’s official entry to the Oscars for Foreign-Language Film this week took honors as best foreign independent film at the Moet British Independent Film Awards. Set in contemporary Iran, A Separation deals with the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter … Read More »

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