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Oscar-winning Iranian filmmaker to shoot his next film in France

Famous actors Marion Cotillard and Tahar Rahim will be starring in Asghar Farhadi's next film to be shot in France

Ahram Online, Monday 21 May 2012
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Oscar-winning Iranian filmmaker will start shooting a film in France this fall casting the French actress Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose, Jeux d'Enfants, Rust and Bone) and the French/Algerian actor Tahar Rahim (The Prophet).

The film, his first outside his native country, is expected to be an 'emotional social thriller' with many twists like his film A Separation.

Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostamti's two last films were also shot abroad due to the constraints enforced in Iran. His film Like Someone in Love, shot in Japan, is competition in this year's Cannes official competition.  

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