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Dec 09 2016

Interview: Oscar-Winner Asghar Farhadi Returns with "The Salesman"

by Nathaniel R

Two award winners: Asghar Farhadi with his star Shahab Hosseni

Asghar Farhadi's fame is finally catching up to his talent.After his international breakthrough withA Separation(2011) which won the Oscar and the Globe Globe for Best Foreign Language Film and became a significant arthouse hit internationally,the Iranian auteur has had three other movies travel to cinemas abroad.The acclaimedAbout Elly(2009) found renewed life and finally a US release,and his two follow up picturesThe Past(2013) and The Salesman(2016) both took home coveted acting prizes from Cannes.

The Salesman,which will begin its US release in January after an Oscar-qualifying week recently in Los Angeles,is Farhadi's fourth consecutive film to be chosen by Iran to represent the country at the Academy Awards.LikeA Separation,it's a stunner which begins simply before a fraught incident sends out large ripples complicating the story and the characterizations.We talked to Farhadi about the pressure of representing Iran,his Oscar night journey,and his creative process.The interview is after the jump...

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