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Golden Bear winner Mohammad Rasoulof sentenced to jail after authorities find his work 'propaganda against system'
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Golden Bear winner Mohammad Rasoulof sentenced to jail after authorities find his work 'propaganda against system'

Mohammad Rasoulof’s sentence arose from three films that Iran’s authorities found to be “propaganda against the system”

Amid Mohammad Rasoulof's Berlinale win for There Is No Evil, revisiting his 2009 tour de force, The White Meadows
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Amid Mohammad Rasoulof's Berlinale win for There Is No Evil, revisiting his 2009 tour de force, The White Meadows

Mohammad Rasoulof’s concern with portraying normal people who carry out everyday chores for authoritarian societies goes back to his 2009 film The White Meadows — a powerful work which established the acclaimed filmmaker as a strident and unique voice in Iranian cinema.

There Is No Evil review: Iranian film that won the Golden Bear at Berlinale 2020 could be the next global blockbuster
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There Is No Evil review: Iranian film that won the Golden Bear at Berlinale 2020 could be the next global blockbuster

Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof’s There Is No Evil won the top honour, the Golden Bear, at Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival.

Berlinale 2020: Banned Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's film There is No Evil wins Golden Bear award
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Berlinale 2020: Banned Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's film There is No Evil wins Golden Bear award

Berlinale 2020's jury president British actor Jeremy Irons, hailed the way There is No Evil showed “the web an authoritarian regime weaves among ordinary people, drawing them towards inhumanity.

Cannes 2017: The Un Certain Regard prize goes to Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof
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Cannes 2017: The Un Certain Regard prize goes to Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof

Mohammad Rasoulof wonthe Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes for A Man of Integrity (Lerd) about a man working on a goldfish farm in northern Iran who becomes snagged in corrupt ties between the local leaders and businessmen.