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All the fringes of Iranian cinematographers in Cannes; From Robusi Kiarostami to the kiss of Navid Mohammadzadeh

BingMag.com <b>All</b> the <b>fringes</b> of <b>Iranian</b> <b>cinematographers</b> in <b>Cannes;</b> <b>From</b> <b>Robusi</b> <b>Kiarostami</b> to the <b>kiss</b> of <b>Navid</b> Mohammadzadeh

So far, many Iranian filmmakers have participated in the Cannes Film Festival, and only a few have been able to Participate in the main part of the festival and walk the red carpet. Walking on the red carpet and posing in front of cameras and camcorders is a lot of fun and glory, but it has caused controversy for Iranian artists.

A few years Is that Iranian figures at the Cannes Film Festival face different margins. Before going on the red carpet, these artists may not have imagined that their move or one sentence would be met with a widespread reaction From public opinion. No matter how much they saw the bright half of their presence in Cannes, they were oblivious to the dark half.

They have been and the news has reached the people faster. Also, during these years, society has become more sensitive to artists and celebrities than before, and people are paying more attention to the behavior and speech of these figures.

Due to the sensitive social conditions during these years, people expect artists to speak their language at world festivals and use these platforms to convey their concerns. Government officials, on the other hand, are paying attention to the elements of the films so that they do not talk about sensitive issues.

They did not know, they did not talk much about social issues, but one of their moves in Cannes has provoked reactions in Iran. To better investigate this issue, we have gone to the margins of famous Iranian figures in Cannes to see what they have said and done in Cannes and what margins they have faced in the country since then.

Just before addressing the general issue, it should be noted that in this text, we have only dealt with films and actors who have participated in the main part of the Iranian cinema competition, and we have not looked at Iranian actors who have acted in films of other countries.

BingMag.com <b>All</b> the <b>fringes</b> of <b>Iranian</b> <b>cinematographers</b> in <b>Cannes;</b> <b>From</b> <b>Robusi</b> <b>Kiarostami</b> to the <b>kiss</b> of <b>Navid</b> Mohammadzadeh

  • Film: Taste of Cherry
  • Attendance at the 1997 Festival strong>

Abbas Kiarostami won the most important award of Iranian cinema until that year with his film "Taste of Cherry". In that year, Kiarostami won the Palme d'Or in competition with well-known directors such as Michael Hanke and Wong Kar-wai, marking one of the most important events in Iranian cinema.

When Kiarostami returned to Iran, instead of praising and Taqdir had to leave the back door to avoid meeting his protesters at Mehrabad Airport. "When I got the Palme d'Or, no one congratulated me," Kiarostami said of how he was treated at the airport after receiving the Palme d'Or. "Even when I arrived at the airport, they stamped my passport and told me to go through the back door. Some people had gathered and were going to beat me!"

Asghar Farhadi

BingMag.com <b>All</b> the <b>fringes</b> of <b>Iranian</b> <b>cinematographers</b> in <b>Cannes;</b> <b>From</b> <b>Robusi</b> <b>Kiarostami</b> to the <b>kiss</b> of <b>Navid</b> Mohammadzadeh

  • Movies: Seller and Hero strong>
  • Attendance at Cannes 2016 and 2021

Asghar Farhadi became a world-famous figure after winning the 2012 Academy Award. Farhadi's "Rare Separation From Simin" put him at the top of world cinema and caused the Iranian director's films to find a global audience. It was after this film that Iranian and foreign audiences saw his films more carefully and obsessively and talked about him.

Farhadi first appeared in 2016 with "Seller" He walked the red carpet and won the best screenplay award. Farhadi's presence in Cannes did not have any special margins, and this Iranian filmmaker returned to Iran happy, saying that he was happy because he was able to make the hearts of the people of his country happy.

Just as Farhadi was in Cannes Khuzestan became tense due to water shortage. People expected Farhadi to speak about the social situation of the country as a representative of the middle class and protesting figures. Farhadi won a special jury award this year and was noted for his film. But contrary to the expectations of the people, Farhadi spoke very cautiously and conservatively in front of the international media and did not say much about the situation of the Iranian people.

This conservatism was enough for the fans The director attacked him and sharply called Farhadi a profiteer and coward. Criticism of Farhadi became so widespread that he was forced to issue a statement on his political views a few months later.

He was charged with plagiarism and found several private plaintiffs. Unlike in 2016, when Farhadi experienced a calm and pleasant presence in Cannes and was widely welcomed by the people, this time his presence in Cannes caught his eye From his fans.

BingMag.com <b>All</b> the <b>fringes</b> of <b>Iranian</b> <b>cinematographers</b> in <b>Cannes;</b> <b>From</b> <b>Robusi</b> <b>Kiarostami</b> to the <b>kiss</b> of <b>Navid</b> Mohammadzadeh

  • Film: Seller
  • Attendance at Cannes Film Festival 2016

"Seller" was a film that received a lot of attention at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival and was loved by the judges and the audience. Shahab Hosseini was one of the pillars of the success of this film and his believable acting and psyche had a great impact on the formation of the story. Hosseini's good performance did not go unnoticed by the judges until he won the Best Actor Award.

This was a great and important award for Hosseini and Iranian cinema. . No actor had won the award before, and Hosseini's success in Cannes was widely reflected in the country. After receiving his award in Cannes, Shahab Hosseini said: "I am sure that my father's soul is watching me now. I thank Farhadi and Alidosti. I have this award From the people, so I dedicate this award to them with All my being and From the bottom of my heart." p>

The agents of the "seller" after returning From France, held a press conference in Tehran and Shahab Hosseini presented his award to the holy shrine of Imam Zaman (as). Hosseini's work was widely reported in the media.

Saeed Roustaei

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  • Attending the Cannes Film Festival 2022

Saeed Roustaei attended the Cannes Film Festival at the height of his youth and walking the red carpet was a precious experience It was for him. The filmmaker's film won a prestigious critics' award at the Cannes Film Festival and was also acclaimed by the audience.

Abadan had caused the eyes of many people to be in the mouths of the actors of this film. Public opinion in Iran was waiting to see if villagers and other filmmakers would talk about the tragedy.

He spoke of becoming a middle class, but did not mention Abadan and the victims of the metropolis. The villager's work was criticized, and a villager made up for it a few days later.

Abadan offered to show its sympathy with the people of this city in this way. This rural work was highly praised and many praised the director for not forgetting the people of Abadan.

Taraneh Alidosti

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  • Movies: Salesman and Leila Brothers
  • Attendance at Cannes Festivals 2016 and 2022

Song Alidosti has walked the red carpet twice as an actor. His first appearance was in the movie "Seller" in 2016, which did not have a special margin for the actor. But Alidosti's second appearance with the film "Leila Brothers" met with different margins and people and the media had different reactions to this presence.

The first reaction to the actor's costume model she was coming back. Many users did not consider Alidosti costume design suitable for festivals like Cannes, and there were many drawbacks to it They painted her pink and the model. Apart From the marginal appearances, the actor's remarks at the film's press conference about the existence of suspicious assets in the cinema were noticed.

The Leila Brothers press conference was criticized. The actor said about his collaboration with Mohammad Emami, the producer of "Shahrzad", that he did not know about Emami's presence in this series and the events of this series were a shock to everyone.

BingMag.com <b>All</b> the <b>fringes</b> of <b>Iranian</b> <b>cinematographers</b> in <b>Cannes;</b> <b>From</b> <b>Robusi</b> <b>Kiarostami</b> to the <b>kiss</b> of <b>Navid</b> Mohammadzadeh

  • Film: Leila Brothers
  • Present at Cannes Festival 2022

One of the strange events of this year's Cannes Film Festival for Iranians is the kiss of Navid Mohammadzadeh From his wife on the red carpet. While the people of Iran mourned the tragedy of the metropolis, Mohammadzadeh kissed his wife, Fereshteh Hosseini, in front of the cameras, regardless of the circumstances of the Iranian people.

Mohammadzadeh kisses with attack There was a lot of weight on social media. Critics of this work were divided into two categories. The fundamentalist media condemned Mohammadzadeh's move, and people wrote on social media about the actor's indifference to the situation in the country. After this kiss, Mohammadzadeh did not mention the events in Abadan in the press conference of the film and passed by the collapse of the Metropolis building. Although "Leila Brothers" was taken over by critics in Cannes, public opinion did not give the actor an acceptable rating. Although the actor's criticism intensified and he tried to justify his work on his Instagram page, his reasons were not convincing for anyone.

Leila Hatami >

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  • Participate in the 2014 Cannes Film Festival

Leila Hatami did not attend the festival in 2014 as an actress, and she certainly did not imagine that her presence as a member of the jury would be so marginalized.

At the opening ceremony of the 67th Cannes Film Festival, Jill Jacob, as the festival's president, greeted the judges as the jury members crossed the red carpet. Jacob rubbed rubbish with All the women referees, and when it was Leila Hatami's turn, the Iranian actor tried in every way to make Jacob aware of the sensitivity of the matter.

His hand He stretched out to shake hands with the festival director, but Jacob did not notice the sensitivities of the subject and, according to popular culture, kissed the cheeks of the Iranian actor.

after broadcast The making of this film in Iran got a lot of work. The Ministry of Guidance's response to the issue prompted Jacob to comment on the issue on Twitter and apologize. But the margins did not end with this apology, and Hatami, after returning to Iran, expressed his regret in a message and apologized.

Peyman Maadi

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  • Film: Leila Brothers
  • Participate in the 2022 Festival

Peyman Maadi is a low-profile actor and usually tries to have everyone with his skills and behavior. He goes abroad both to play in American series and is a guest on programs such as "Khandwaneh" at home. During these years, Maadi has tried to be moderate and not get too involved in political and social issues.

However, in such difficult times, it is possible to play in the middle He did not lean forward. At the Cannes 2022 Film Festival, Maadi finally came out of his conservative cocoon and said in a press conference of "Leila Brothers" about the current economic situation in Iran: "People in Iran have to react to economic issues and inflation. Percentage of people in Iran If their refrigerator breaks, their social class will change. This means that the cost of repairing a refrigerator can lower your social class, and these people will inevitably have to follow the political news in terms of livelihood issues.

And to ensure the well-being of your families until the end of the month, you have to see every day what the presidents of the United States and France said. Everyone has become a theorist, but because they can not delve into these issues, they remain on the surface, making it difficult to live in Iran, and people's decisions can be devastating. What is happening in Iran in terms of inflation is incomprehensible to many. "Because maybe this is more devastating than a war, and I hope something happens." Conservative media sharply to talkative The actor reacted and said that the political professions of the actors were due to their ignorance.

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