Culture | How Iranian filmmakers like Asghar Farhadi defy the censors
Director Asghar Farhadi, Best screenplay award winner for the film "Forushande" (The Salesman), poses during a photocall after the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 22, 2016.  Photo: Reuters/Jean-Paul Pelissier
Director Asghar Farhadi, Best screenplay award winner for the film "Forushande" (The Salesman), poses during a photocall after the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 22, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Jean-Paul Pelissier

How Iranian filmmakers like Asghar Farhadi defy the censors

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