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Iran has nominated The Salesman, a film by Iranian Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi, as the country’s entry for Best Foreign Language film for 2017 Academy Awards.
Iranian drama ‘The Salesman’, made by the Academy Award winner Asghar Farhadi, bagged the top prize at the 34th edition of Munich Film Festival in Germany.
Earlier this week, a press conference was held for Asghar Farhadi’s latest film The Salesman. Interestingly, one of the top stories discussed in the presser was the way the film’s crew, particularly the actors Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidousti, and Farhadi himself, dressed in the Cannes Film Festival.
A Saudi newspaper recently expressed its concerns over the success of Iranian cinema in prestigious film festivals, seeing Iranian actor Shahab Hosseini as being “more dangerous than” IRGC Quds Force Commander Qassem Soleimani.
The cast and crew of Asghar Farhadi’s acclaimed The Salesman, which won two awards at the 69th Cannes Film Festival, arrived in Tehran early on Friday May 27, to a warm welcome from Iranian...
Spokesman for the Iranian Administration Mohammad Baqer Nobakht referred to the recent awards given to Iranian artists in Cannes Film Festival as a source of pride for the Iranian nation, and extended his congratulations on the international success.
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati offered his congratulations to Asghar Farhadi and Shahab Hosseini, who won the Best Screenplay and Best Actor awards respectively at the Cannes Film Festival for Farhadi’s The...