Iranian director Asghar Farhadi after winning the best screenplay award for Forushande (The Salesman) at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in 2016. Photo: EPA-EFE/Julien Warnand
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi after winning the best screenplay award for Forushande (The Salesman) at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in 2016. Photo: EPA-EFE/Julien Warnand
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Iranian director Asghar Farhadi after winning the best screenplay award for Forushande (The Salesman) at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in 2016. Photo: EPA-EFE/Julien Warnand
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi after winning the best screenplay award for Forushande (The Salesman) at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in 2016. Photo: EPA-EFE/Julien Warnand
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