Iranian film, actress score nominations for French awards


Asghar Farhadi’s The Past has been nominated in five categories for France’s Cesar Awards, while Iranian actress Golshifteh Farahani has also been nominated in the female newcomer category for her role in Afghan filmmaker Atiq Rahimi’s The Patience Stone (Sang-e Sabour).

Farhadi’s film The Past has been nominated in the categories of best director, best film, best original screenplay, best editing and best actress.

France’s Cesar Awards are the local equivalent to the Oscars, and the award ceremony will take place on February 28 in Paris.

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