21 Feb 2024
Saturday 26 January 2013 - 15:13
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Iranís Farhadi completes ĎThe Pastí shooting in Paris

 Oscar-winning Iranian filmmaker, Asghar Farhadi Academy Award-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has completed shooting of his new project†The Past†in Paris during recent days.
The movieís shooting which started on October 8, 2012, was completed on its schedule few days ago after three-month shooting plan.

The internationally acclaimed Iranian cinematographer Mahmoud Kalari has contributed to Farhadiís new film production as a cinematographer.

The Artistís Argentine-French actress Bťrťnice Bejo who replaced former candidate Marion Cotillard along with the French actor of Algerian origin, Tahar Rahim and the renowned Iranian actor Ali Mosaffa star in the movie.

As Farhadiís sixth directorial experience,†The Past†depicts the story of an Iranian girl and a boy of North African origin.

Farhadiís new project as an immigrant romantic drama has been named among the top 100 most anticipated films of 2013.

Pitched at Ä11-million budget,†The Past†is Farhadiís first filmmaking experience in a foreign country.

Produced by International Memento Films Production co-director Alexander Mallet-Guy, the movie is scheduled to hit French screens from May, 2013.

The Memento Films Production has also distributed Farhadiís previous films†About Elly†and†A Separation†in France.

Farhadi's†Nader and Simin: A Separation†won the Oscar for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards.

By Press TV


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