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Iran's Farhadi Completes 'The Past' Shooting in Paris

Source: CHN

TEHRAN (CHN) - Academy Award-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has completed shooting of his new project The Past in Paris during recent days.

The movie's 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 Farhadi's new film production as a cinematographer.

Asghar Farhadi

The Artist's Argentine-French actress Berenice 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 Farhadi's sixth directorial experience, The Past depicts the story of an Iranian girl and a boy of North African origin.

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

Pitched at 11-million euro budget, The Past is Farhadi's 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 Farhadi's 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.

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