Asghar Farhadi

Sarajevo film fest honours Turkish Palme d'Or winner

<b>SARAJEVO</b> <b>(AFP)</b><b>.-</b> Turkish director and Cannes Palme d'Or winner Nuri Bilge Ceylan on Friday received an outstanding contribution award at the opening …

Film Festivals

Indian films ‘Manmarziyaan’ and ‘Manto’ to be screened at Toronto film festival

Damien Chazelle, Barry Jenkins, Asghar Farhadi, Steve McQueen and Nadine Labaki are among the big names at the festival.<p>Anurag Kashyap’s <i>Manmarziyaan</i> …

Film Festivals

Weekly report: Ayatollah Khamenei: Talks with US ‘useless’ but should continue with EU

The screening schedules for Spanish-language psychological thriller ‘Everybody Knows’, directed by Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, have been …

Oscar-Winner Asghar Farhadi Named Jury President of Sarajevo Film Festival

Oscar-winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi will head the competition jury for the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival, the festival announced Tuesday. The …

Award Shows

Banned Iranian Director Gets Standing Ovation At Cannes Film Festival

A new film by Iranian director Jafar Panahi, who is banned from leaving Iran, has premiered to a standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival.

Film Festivals

Cruz and Bardem's Cannes kidnap movie: taut drama or telenovela?

CANNES, France (Reuters) - A gripping whodunnit with barnstorming performances, or a "telenovela" melodrama: critical reactions were mixed on Wednesday for "Everybody Knows", which opened the Cannes Film Festival.<p>Real-life couple Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem star in the Spanish-language movie …

Penelope Cruz

Cannes 2018: Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem were paid equally for Asghar Farhadi’s Everybody Knows

Penelope Cruz says she and her husband Javier Bardem were paid equally for the Cannes Film Festival opener Everybody Knows, directed by Asghar …

Entertainment (India)

Penelope Cruz on equal pay, #MeToo and working with husband

Penelope Cruz

For Asghar Farhadi, the world is home

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi, whose Spanish film <i>Todos lo saben</i> (Everybody Knows) opened at the Festival de Cannes on Tuesday, hoped that Jafar …

Penelope Cruz

Cannes diary: Asghar Farhadi’s Everybody Knows squanders scenery and sensibility

When veterans of the Cannes Film Festival finish their ritual palaver upon greeting one another – When did you get in? How was your flight? Staying at the same Airbnb? When do you go home? – discussion usually turns to two crucial matters: the impending awfulness of the opening film, and the nature …

Penelope Cruz

Cruz and Bardem celebrate opening Cannes

Film Festivals

Iranian filmmaker calls on country to allow barred director to attend Cannes

CANNES, France — Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has called on the Iranian government to allow his countryman and fellow director Jafar Panahi to …


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We ask if Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal has emboldened war-hungry nations in the Middle East and whether the age of our …

Middle East

Cannes Opening Night: Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem Walk Selfie-Free Red Carpet

A-list actors, studio executives and celebrity-watchers descended on the Cannes Film Festival on opening night to see Asghar Farhadi’s “Everybody …

Celebrity News

Focus Features Acquires Penelope Cruz Drama 'Everybody Knows' in Cannes

The film opened the Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday<p>Focus Features has acquired “Everybody Knows,” the opening night film of the Cannes Film Festival …

Penelope Cruz

Cannes Film Festival kicks off with Spanish drama 'Everybody Knows'

Actress Cate Blanchett led the way up the red carpet in Cannes on Tuesday as the film festival's rare majority-female jury opened the 71st movie festival.<p>It's the first Cannes gathering since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke rocking the movie industry and beyond.<p>Opening proceedings was the film " …

World News

Iranian filmmaker urges Tehran: Let banned director go to Cannes |

Double-Oscar winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has made a last-minute plea to Iran to let a fellow Iranian director Jafar Panahi, who is officially banned from working and travelling, to come to the premiere of his own film. Rough cut (no reporter narration).<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View …

Asghar Farhadi

Cannes Film Festival 2018: the opening ceremony and red carpet

FASHION INSPIRATION<p><b>Yesterday marked the start of the Cannes Film Festival and all eyes were on the chic city, which welcomed a flock of stars to the</b> …


Iranian filmmaker urges Tehran: Let banned director go to Cannes

Middle East

Cannes: ‘Everybody Knows’ Director Asghar Farhadi Pleads With Iran to Allow Filmmaker Jafar Panahi to Attend Fest

The Iranian filmmaker's newest feature, "Three Faces," will debut at Cannes later this week, and his fellow countryman is still hoping for a break on …

Hassan Rouhani

Cannes: Cruz, Bardem were paid equally for 'Everybody Knows'

CANNES, France (AP) — Penelope Cruz says she and her husband Javier Bardem were paid equally for the Cannes Film Festival opener "Everybody Knows."<p>In the film, the Spanish-language debut of Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, Cruz and Bardem play former lovers dealing with the kidnapping of a …

Award Shows

Penelope Cruz talks equal pay, sharing screen with Javier Bardem at Cannes

Penelope Cruz says she and her husband Javier Bardem were paid equally for the Cannes Film Festival opener <i>Everybody Knows</i>.<p>In the film, the …

Entertainment (Canada)

Cannes 2018: Asghar Farhadi demands Iran lift travel ban on Jafar Panahi

Asghar Farhadi has called on the Iranian government to allow fellow Iranian film-maker Jafar Panahi to travel to the Cannes film festival to present his new film.<p>Panahi, a previous award-winner at Cannes, has been barred from leaving his home country since 2010, when he was found guilty by …

Film (UK)

Asghar Farhadi’s ‘Everybody Knows’ (Todos lo Saben) review: in search of a direction

At the end of Asghar Farhadi’s <i>Todos lo saben (Everybody Knows)</i> you are left with a sense of loss, for the fate of one of its protagonists Papo, …


Cannes 2018: our critic's 10 must-see films at this year's festival

1. Cold War (dir. Pawel Pawlikowski)<p>A passionate, mysterious love story in postwar Poland between a musician and a young singer recruited as part of a communist-approved folk music troupe.<p>2. Leave No Trace (Debra Granik)<p>Debra Granik, who directed Winter’s Bone, comes to Directors’ Fortnight with …

Film (UK)

Cannes 2018: Most anticipated films in lineup from Nuri Ceylan's The Wild Pear Tree to Asghar Farhadi's Everybody Knows

May,08 2018 08:57:32 IST<p>This is an interesting year for the Cannes Film Festival. Beyond the splashy red carpets and the gowns, for the first time …

Jordan Peele

Russian, Kazakh, Iranian Films Among Competitors At Cannes

Films by directors from Iran, Russia, and Kazakhstan will be among the productions competing for the top award when the famed Cannes Film Festival …

Penelope Cruz

Cannes: Hishow Takes Asghar Farhadi's 'Everybody Knows' for China (Exclusive)

The Beijing-based company plans to give the Cannes opener, which stars Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem, a theatrical release in the Middle Kingdom …

Film Festivals

Hot Titles at Cannes Film Festival 2018

Here are some projects and packages expected to make a splash on the Cannes sales market.<p><b>Everybody Knows</b><b><br>Cast</b>: Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Ricardo …

Elizabeth Debicki

Cannes Film Festival Announces 2018 Lineup and Wants You to Attend For Free

This year's festival will run from May 8th through May 19th.If spring has arrived, then the cinephile world is gearing up for news of the Cannes Film …