New PDF release: Asghar Farhadi: Life and Cinema

By Tina Hassannia

the discharge of A Separation (2011) was once a milestone for Asghar Farhadi: After profitable a slew of awards, together with Iran’s first Academy Award for top international Language movie, Farhadi used to be the world over celebrated as a brand new face in Iranian cinema. whereas Farhadi keeps to set up himself as an auteur of suspenseful melodrama (his first foreign construction, The previous, was once published in 2013), little has been written in Western movie feedback concerning the director’s filmography, which dates again to the early 2000s. In Asghar Farhadi: existence and Cinema, Tina Hassannia strains Farhadi’s origins as an Iranian scriptwriter and director and offers contextual analyses for every of his six function movies, which additionally comprise Dancing within the airborne dirt and dust, the gorgeous urban, Fireworks Wednesday and approximately Elly. The publication additionally contain an particular, in-depth interview with the filmmaker approximately his paintings. In detailing Farhadi’s cinematic impacts and the historical past of the Iranian melodrama, Hassannia presents the 1st English advent to this new Iranian master.

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