A Separation

  • Oscar is a cultural event for Iran: Farhadi February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi's relationship drama 'A Separation' has won the Academy Award in the Best Foreign Film category. Here is an interview with the filmmaker. Q. Congratulations. You're the first winner from Iran. Obviously the Iranians are so happy for you right now; they're excited all...
  • Oscars: Farhadi's speech for 'A Separation' February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: 'A Separation' won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday, becoming the first Iranian movie to clinch the honor. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, the film focuses on a couple going through a divorce and touches on traditions, justice and male-female relationships in modern Iran. Asghar Farhadi (director-writer-producer)...
  • Iran fans say Oscar film shows rich culture February 27, 2012

    Tehran: Followers of Iranian state TV say the Academy Award-winning film 'A Separation' shows the world-class talent and sophistication in the Islamic Republic even as it confronts the West over its nuclear program. Comments and Twitter messages posted on Press TV's website moments after director Asghar Farhadi's tale of domestic turmoil...
  • Oscars 2012: 'Hugo' leads the pack of winners February 27, 2012

    Director Martin Scorsese's 'Hugo,' which tells the story of a boy lost in a train station and also serves as an ode to the early days of filmmaking, came into the night with 11 nominations. ...
  • 'A Separation' wins best foreign language Oscar February 27, 2012

    Los Angeles: 'A Separation' won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday, becoming the first Iranian movie to clinch the honor. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, the film focuses on a couple going through a divorce and touches on traditions, justice and male-female relationships in modern Iran. 'A Separation' was regarded...
  • Cut the clutter: 5 must-see Oscar nominated films February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced on January 24 the nominations for the 84th Academy Awards. The winners will be revealed in Hollywood on February 26. The list of films, actors, technicians, make-up artists and musicians honoured each year for outstanding work in their field...
  • Review: 'A Separation' is rare and brilliant March 22, 2012

    New Delhi: 'A Separation', an Iranian film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi is a rare, brilliant story of an estranged woman-man relationship which also encompasses universal themes of gender, class, religion and morality. The movie starts off with the long, single take courtroom sequence of Simin (Leila Hatami) and Nader...