Birthplace: Khomein Shahr, Isfahan, Iran
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Film Director, Screenwriter
Executive summary: A Separation
Nominated for Best Original Screenplay Oscar, for A Separation (2011). The film, with dialogue in Farsi, won both the Oscar and Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012.
Wife: Parisa Bakhtavar (one son, one daughter)
University: BA Theater, University of Tehran (1998)
University: MA Stage Direction, Tarbiat Modarres University
FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
A Separation (15-Feb-2011)
About Elly (7-Feb-2009)
The Beautiful City (13-May-2004)
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