'I Hate Politics' Iranian Director Performs Difficult Balancing Act

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi won the Golden Bear for Best Film at the 2011 Berlin International Film Festival for his drama "Nader and Simin, A Separation." Since then, the West has regarded the filmmaker as an authority on political conditions in Iran. But the new role could be dangerous for Farhadi.
Photo Gallery: Iranian Drama "Nader and Simin - A Separation"
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Photo Gallery: Iranian Drama "Nader and Simin - A Separation"

Foto: Alamode Films
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan