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Dancing in the Dust (2003 film)

Dancing in the Dust (Persian: رقص در غبار‎) is a 2003 Iranian film directed by Asghar Farhadi.

Dancing in the Dust
Directed byAsghar Farhadi
Produced byIraj Taghipoor
Written byAsghar Farhadi
Alireza Bazrafshan
Mohammad Reza Fazeli
StarringFaramarz Gharibian
Baran Kosari
Yousef Khodaparast
Music byHamidreza Sadri
CinematographyHassan Karimi
Edited bySaeed Shahsavari
Release date
  • 2003 (2003)
Running time
95 minutes



Under pressure from his relatives, Nazar an Azarbaijani young man who lives in the immigrants district, divorces his wife Reyhane, and all he can do for his divorced wife is to arrange for payment of her marriage dowry on installments. Nazar encounters great difficulties in raising money for the monthly installments.


Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Group Award Recipients and nominees Result
2003 Asia-Pacific Film Festival Best Director Asghar Farhadi Won
Best Screenplay Asghar Farhadi , Reza Fazeli, Alireza Bazrafshan Won
Best Supporting Actor Faramarz Gharibian Won
25th Moscow International Film Festival[1] Silver St. George – Best Actor Faramarz Gharibian Won
Golden St. George Asghar Farhadi Nominated
Fajr Film Festival Special Jury Award – International Competition - Best Film Asghar Farhadi Won
Pusan International Film Festival New Currents Award Asghar Farhadi Nominated


  1. ^ "25th Moscow International Film Festival (2003)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-04-03. Retrieved 2013-04-01.

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