Asghar Farhadi

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Titane may not have been the best film at Cannes, but it had guts, drive – and an anthro-automotive hybrid devil child
Julia Ducournau has became the second woman ever to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes. Her triumph is a suitably rock’n’roll ending for this year’s festival

Peter Bradshaw

17, Jul, 2021 @8:21 PM

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A Hero review – Asghar Farhadi’s realist tale is just too messy and unsatisfactory
Plot holes trip up the Iranian director’s drama of a slippery man’s desperate efforts to trick his way out of debtors’ prison

Peter Bradshaw

13, Jul, 2021 @3:50 PM

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Cannes makes up for lost time with a thrilling auteur-packed lineup | Peter Bradshaw
After a year off, Leos Carax should have punters at each others’ throats – and Wes Anderson will boost the blood sugar

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jun, 2021 @2:09 PM

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The Salesman: Arthur Miller’s American classic reframed in Iran
Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning film about two married actors has intriguing parallels with the play they are performing

Chris Wiegand

11, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Lost in translation: when film-makers hit the language barrier
Making films in another language is always a risk – for every Yorgos Lanthimos-style success, there’s a Wong Kar-wai disaster lurking around the corner

Caspar Salmon

24, Feb, 2020 @2:43 PM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Cannes 2018: Asghar Farhadi demands Iran lift travel ban on Jafar Panahi
At the press conference for opening night film Everybody Knows, Farhadi expressed solidarity for Panahi, whose new drama Three Faces is also playing in competition

Gwilym Mumford

09, May, 2018 @11:59 AM

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Everybody Knows review – Cruz and Bardem pull no punches in heavyweight kidnap drama
Iranian director Farhadi opens Cannes with a film that explores the unhealed wound at the heart of a Spanish family with pitiless efficiency and sheer muscular flair

Peter Bradshaw

08, May, 2018 @9:56 PM

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Cannes 2018: our critic's 10 must-see films at this year's festival
Asghar Farhadi goes Spanish, Spike Lee delivers a biopic of the black police officer who infiltrated the KKK – and Lars von Trier returns

Peter Bradshaw

08, May, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Cannes film festival 2018: full list of films
The official selection has been announced for the 71st Cannes film festival running 8-19 May. Here are all the titles screening

Guardian film

19, Apr, 2018 @3:46 PM

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Peter Bradshaw on the Cannes 2018 lineup: Netflix out, plenty of newcomers in
The streaming giant has been barred, the female director quotient is low, but the lineup, from Asghar Farhadi’s opener onwards, is undeniably smart-looking

Peter Bradshaw

12, Apr, 2018 @3:35 PM

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Solo: A Star Wars Story to receive world premiere at Cannes
The Ron Howard-directed spinoff will screen out of competition at the prestigious film festival in May

Gwilym Mumford

06, Apr, 2018 @9:29 AM

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