Leila Hatami

Iranian rom-com runs on fumes.
IRANIAN FILM FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA: Two Volkswagen VW owners meet on a snowy intersection. His car is yellow and purring, while hers is red and broken down. Once he points out that the errant engine is in the back and not the front, they have their...
A mesmerising account of a complicated coupling.
SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL: Tehran-based director Asghar Farhadi’s drama, concerning a bitter feud between two Iranian families triggered by a marital separation, has been picked as the winner of the 2011 Sydney Film Festival competition by a jury...