Asghar Farhadi ready to forgo Oscars rather than be picked up by Iranian government

Asghar Farhadi ready to forgo Oscars rather than be picked

In an open letter published on his Instagram account, the famous filmmaker is moved that he can be accused of being “pro government” because his film “A Hero” was selected by the Islamic Republic to represent it at the next Oscars. Rather shun the red carpet at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles than play … Read more

Critic, Asghar Farhadi ready to give up representing Iran at the Oscars

Critic Asghar Farhadi ready to give up representing Iran at

The famous Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has delivered a virulent criticism of the government in an open letter and said he was ready to give up representing his country at the Oscars. “How can I be deceptively associated with a government whose extremist media have never ceased in recent years to destroy me, marginalize me, … Read more

Asghar Farhadi wants to remove “A hero” from Oscar race – Les Inrocks

Asghar Farhadi wants to remove A hero from Oscar race scaled

The Iranian director took to Instagram to announce his refusal to represent Iran at the Oscars: in question, the treatment he has suffered for years from the Iranian government, as well as the policy of his country to the respect for its citizens. Asghar Farhadi’s new film, A hero, received the Grand Jury Prize at … Read more

Critics of Hugues Dayez in Cannes: A hero, Asghar Farhadi, the best candidate for the Palme d’Or?

Critics of Hugues Dayez in Cannes A hero Asghar Farhadi

At this stage of the Festival, 16 of the 24 films in the competition, i.e. two-thirds have been screened and until last night, no favorites emerged for the Palme d’Or. But last night, the situation changed because we discovered the new film by Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, entitled “A hero” which aroused a huge ovation … Read more