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By Tina Hassannia

the discharge of A Separation (2011) used to be a milestone for Asghar Farhadi: After successful a slew of awards, together with Iran’s first Academy Award for top international Language movie, Farhadi was once across the world celebrated as a brand new face in Iranian cinema. whereas Farhadi maintains to set up himself as an auteur of suspenseful melodrama (his first overseas construction, The prior, was once published in 2013), little has been written in Western movie feedback in regards to the director’s filmography, which dates again to the early 2000s. In Asghar Farhadi: lifestyles and Cinema, Tina Hassannia lines Farhadi’s origins as an Iranian scriptwriter and director and offers contextual analyses for every of his six function motion pictures, which additionally comprise Dancing within the airborne dirt and dust, the gorgeous urban, Fireworks Wednesday and approximately Elly. The publication additionally comprise an specific, in-depth interview with the filmmaker approximately his paintings. In detailing Farhadi’s cinematic affects and the heritage of the Iranian melodrama, Hassannia offers the 1st English creation to this new Iranian master.

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