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Author: Hossein Eidizadeh

Men, Women and Dreams

An overview of Iranian cinema in 2016 Iranian and world cinema lost Abbas Kiarostami in July of this year. This tragic news notwithstanding, 2016 has been splendid for Iranian film. The Salesman by Asghar Farhadi won two awards at the Cannes film festival. Four Iranian films, namely Lantouri by Reza Dormishian, A Dragon Arrives! by Mani Haghighi, Valderama by Abbas Amini and Starless Dreams by Mehrdad Oskoui were featured at the Berlinale. Daughter by Reza Mirkarimi won two prizes at Moscow film festival; Malaria by Parviz Shahbazi showed in the Venice film festival and won the main prize at...

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