In Iran, a New Wave of Repression Hits Acclaimed Filmmakers

The authorities in the Islamic Republic like to take credit for the country’s achievements in film, but are warning those who make them not to cross red lines at home.

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An Iranian Director’s Rule: ‘Always Focus on Ordinary People’

Asghar Farhadi, who has won two Oscars, says stories about the rich and famous “are not part of my emotional bank.”

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‘A Hero’ Review: Debts No Honest Man Can Pay

In the latest film from the two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi, a good Samaritan comes under suspicion.

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