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Farhādī, Aṣghar 1972-

Overview
Works: 128 works in 481 publications in 12 languages and 6,111 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Melodrama  Exhibition catalogs  Fiction  Domestic drama  Comedy films  Pictorial works 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, fmd, Restager , pmn, ard, Other, Interviewee, Producer, Film editor, Contributor, sgd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Aṣghar Farhādī
Judāyī-i Nādir az Sīmīn = Separation( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Persian and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in contemporary Iran, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer's-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader. When Nader hires a young woman to assist with his father in his wife's absence, he hopes that his life will return to a normal state. However, when he discovers that the new maid has been lying to him, he realizes there is more on the line than just his marriage."--Container
Furushandah = The salesman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Persian and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their housing complex suddenly threatens to collapse, Emad and Rana have to find a place to stay, moving to a nearby shabby apartment owned by one of their acquaintances. One of the apartment rooms is locked and filled with the luggage of the former tenant. This inconvenient displacement and disruption of personal space soon intersects a violent and terrible personal intrusion in their home. In spite of trying to erase what happened, the terrible events break through their minds again and again, and Emad proceeds to find the culprit in a reprisal attempt. At the same time, the couple is playing the lead roles in Arthur Miller's play "Death of a Salesman", and the deterioration of relationships in the play eerily mirrors the breakdown of understanding between the film's characters
Le passé by Aṣghar Farhādī( Visual )

56 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ahmad woont in Iran maar komt op verzoek van Marie na vier jaar terug naar Parijs om de echtscheidingspapieren te tekenen. Hij kijkt met de blik van een buitenstaander naar het nieuwe huishouden van Marie
Une séparation by Aṣghar Farhādī( Visual )

79 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease
Darbâreye Eli = About Elly( Visual )

35 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of friends spend their vacation on the shore of the Caspian Sea in Iran. Sepideh, who is organizing everything, has decided to include Elly, hoping that she will be interested in Ahmad, who is recently divorced. The vacation is spent in high spirits until Elly suddenly disappears
Chahār shanbah sūrī = [Fireworks Wednesday]( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in Persian and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All of Tehran is preparing to celebrate the traditional New Year with the festival of fire, which falls on the last Tuesday night before the official New Year begins. A young woman named Rouhi is employed by a young couple to clean their house. Sweet and naive, Rouhi is engaged to be married, but her innocence is shattered when she finds her employers' household in crisis over accusations of infidelity
A separation( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in Persian and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease
Forushande = The salesman by Taraneh Alidousti( Visual )

29 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When their Tehran flat is badly damaged, Emad and Rana, a young married couple starring in a Tehran production of Death of a Salesman, are forced to move into a new flat, until recently occupied by a mysterious young woman. When Rana is violently assaulted, a rift opens between the couple that will push their marriage to its limits, as Rana seeks solitude and Emad seeks revenge.Drawing parallels between post-war New York and contemporary Tehran, THE SALESMAN is a powerful social critique that touches on family, gender, and the chilling psychology of vengeance
Fireworks Wednesday by Aṣghar Farhādī( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Academy Award winning director of A Separation and About Elly, Asghar Farhadi’s FIREWORKS WEDNESDAY is a dramatic story of marital intrigue and betrayal set against the backdrop of the Persian New Year.. Rouhi, a young bride-to-be, is hired as a housemaid for an affluent family in Tehran. Upon arriving she is immediately thrust into an explosive domestic conflict. The wife, Mojdeh, is convinced her husband is having an affair with a recently divorced woman living next door and enlists Rouhi as a spy, to follow her husband, and confirm her suspicions. What Rouhi discovers threatens not only the couple’s marriage but her own hopes for a happy future.. Nominated for the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival.. "Mournful, enigmatic and compulsively engrossing, FIREWORKS WEDNESDAY gives viewers a chance to watch a master at work - before he was acknowledged as a master." - Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post
Low heights( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Persian and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on a true story, this Fajr Film Festival Audience Award-winner is an action film filled with dark humor. Ghassem (Hamid Farrokhnezhad) is a man at his wit's end and desperate to get his family out of Iran. Together with his pregnant wife, he hijacks a plane, but undercover officers onboard the flight will not let the hijacking go smoothly"--Facets website
À propos d'Elly by Aṣghar Farhādī( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un groupe d'amis étudiants passe des vacances dans une vaste demeure au bord de la mer Caspienne. Sepideh, qui s'est occupée de l'organisation, a décidé d'inviter Elly, en espérant que celle-ci ne soit pas indifférente au charme de son ami Ahmad, qui sort tout juste d'une rupture. Les vacances se passent dans la bonne humeur, jusqu'à la soudaine disparition d'Elly ..."
Beatrice Minda = Iran , interrupred = Īrān, gusast by Beatrice Minda( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in German and English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

German photographer Beatrice Minda (born 1968) explores the relationship between domestic space, memory and history. Following her previous volume, Inner World, which depicted Romanian interiors, this volume portrays the homes of Iranian citizens, in similarly exquisite yet highly informal fashion
Le Client( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in Persian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emad, professeur, et Rana forment un jeune couple qui prépare une représentation de la pièce de théâtre Mort d'un commis voyageur d'Arthur Miller. Suite à un tremblement de terre qui a endommagé leur appartement, ils doivent déménager et sur les conseils d'un ami ils emménagent dans un nouvel appartement. Celui-ci était occupé précédemment par une prostituée ; la venue d'un ancien client va changer leurs vies."--Site web Wikipédia visionné le 13 décembre 2017
Dāyirah-i zangī = Tambourine( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in Persian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pretty but poor young girl gets into a fender bender with her father's car. She solicits the help of her savvy friend who sells bootleg videos in an upscale condo building. Their adventures and misadventures with the residents is comedic
La fête du feu by Aṣghar Farhādī( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce mardi, c'est "Chahar shaneth souri", une fête du feu plurimillénaire. Rouhi, future jeune mariée épanouie et insouciante, est employée dans la journée comme aide-ménagère chez un foyer en pleine crise, dont la femme soupçonne son mari de la tromper avec une voisine... [résumé de la jaquette]
Shahr-Eziba = Les enfants de Belle Ville by Aṣghar Farhādī( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Persian and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique : "Abkar est jeune, il vient d'avoir 18 ans, mais Akbar est condamné à mort. Alors qu'il attend son exécution dans une prison de Téhéran, son meilleur ami et sa soeur vont tenter d'obtenir le pardon du père de sa victime, seul moyen pour lui d'échapper à son destin."
The salesman = Furushandah( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Persian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman
Una separazione = Nader and Simin : a separation( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Italian and Multiple languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nader e sua moglie Simin stanno per divorziare. Hanno ottenuto il permesso di espatrio per loro e la loro figlia undicenne ma Nader non vuole partire. Suo padre è affetto dal morbo di Alzheimer e lui ritiene di dover restare ad aiutarlo. La moglie, se vuole, può andarsene. Simin lascia la casa e va a vivere con i suoi genitori mentre la figlia resta col padre. È necessario assumere qualcuno che si occupi dell'uomo mentre Nader è al lavoro e l'incarico viene dato a una donna che ha una figlia di cinque anni ed è incinta. La donna lavora all'insaputa del marito ma un giorno in cui si è assentata senza permesso lasciando l'anziano legato al letto, un alterco con Nader la fa cadere per le scale e perde il bambino (Mymovies)
Da.bareye Elly = A propos d'Elly by Aṣghar Farhādī( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature film from Iran. Drama. Sepideh's attempt to matchmake her daughter's teacher Elly with a recently divorced friend Ahmad, backfires when she invites Elly to spend a weekend away along with other friends
Nader y Simin una separación by Aṣghar Farhādī( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nader y Simin son un matrimonio iraní con una hija. Tras varios años casados, Simin quiere abandonar Irán en busca de una vida mejor. Sin embargo, Nader desea quedarse pues su padre tiene Alzheimer y quiere cuidarlo. Ella le pide el divorcio, pero, al no conseguirlo, se muda a vivir con sus padres. Nader contrata a una mujer que le ayude a cuidar a su padre. Un día, al llegar a casa, encuentra al anciano atado a la cama; a partir de ese momento, su vida dará un vuelco
 
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Alternative Names
Asgar Farhadi

Asgar Ferhadi

Asgha, Farhādī.

Aṣghar Farhādī 1972-

Asghar Farhadi Director iraní de cine

Asghar Farhadi filmregisseur uit Iran

Asghar Farhadi iráni forgatókönyvíró, filmrendező

Asghar Farhadi iráni forgatókönyvíró, filmrendező, 1972-

Asghar Farhadi Iranian screenwriter and film director

Asghar Farhadi iranischer Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Asghar Farhadi íránský filmový režisér a scenárista

Asghar Farhadi regista iraniano

Asghar Farhadi scénariste et réalisateur iranien

Farhādī, Aṣġar 1972-...

Farhadi, Asghar.

Farhādī, Aṣghar 1972-

Əsğər Fərhadi

Ασγκάρ Φαραντί

Асгар Фархади

Асгар Фархаді Іранський кінорежисер і сценарист

Фархади, Асгар

Ասղար Ֆարհադի

אסגאר פרהאדי

אסגאר פרהודי

أصغر فرهادي

اصغر فرهادی 1972-

اصغر فرهادی فیلمنامه‌نویس و کارگردان ایرانی

‏فرهادى، اصغر.

‏فرهادى، اصغر 1972-

فرهادي اصغر 1972-....

ئەسغەر فەرهادی

ਅਸਗਰ ਫਰਹਾਦੀ

അസ്ഗർ ഫർഹാദി

ასგარ ფარჰადი

아쉬가르 파라디

아시가르 파르하디

파르하디, 아쉬가르 1972-

파르허디, 아스가르 1972-

アスガル・ファルハーディー

阿斯哈·法哈蒂 Film director

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