Nasser Taghvai biography

Nasser Taghvai

Film director

1941 –

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Who is Nasser Taghvai?

Nāsser Taghvāí is an Iranian film director and screenwriter.

Born in Abadan, Iran, After early experiences as a storywriter, he began filming documentaries in 1967.. He made his debut, Tranquility in the Presence of Others, in 1970 and gained the attention of Iranian critics. His concern for the ethnography and atmosphere of southern Iran is notable in his films.

Most of his works have been based on novels. Captain Khorshid is an adaptation of Ernest Hemingway's To Have and Have Not, which won the third prize at the 48th Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland in 1988.

In 1999 he directed a segment of the film Tales of Kish, which was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Born
1941
Abadan, Iran
Also known as
  • Naser Taghvaee
  • Naser Taghvai
  • Nāsser Taghvāí
  • Nāser Taghvāee
Spouses
Nationality
  • Iran
Profession
Education
  • University of Tehran
Lived in
  • Abadan, Iran

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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