Category: Producers & Directors

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Born in Tabriz, Milani is the ac­claimed director of such well-known woman-centered films as Two Women (1999), The Hidden Half (2001), The Fifth Reaction (2003), and The Unwanted Woman (2005). These films have been controversial in Iran, particularly The Hidden Half, which led to her imprisonment in 2001 for counterrevolutionary statements and alleged maligning and […]
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Mohsen Makhmalbaf

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On November 7, 2009
Born: Mohsen Makhmalbaf, May 29, 1957 (Tehran, Iran). Directing style: Controversial visual poet of Iranian New Wave; autobiographical and childhood themes; chronicles the history of Iran state and its people; often works with family members. Profile: With its repressive political environment, Iran may seem an unlikely spot for a film renaissance, but that is just […]
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