Majid Majidi Overview

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Born: January 01, 1959

Teheran born Majidi grew up in a middle class Iranian family. By the time he was 14, he started acting in amateur theatre groups which led him to study at the Institute of Dramatic Art in Teheran. After the Islamic revolution in 1978, his interest in cinema brought him to act in various films, such as Boycott (1985). By 1992, Majidi made his debut as a director and screenwriter with the feature Baduk (1992), which was presented at the Quinzaine of Cannes and won several awards... See All

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