Screening of Shahab Hosseini's filmed play, Confession
Join us for the screening of a filmed stage performance of "Confession," a play directed by award-winning Iranian actor and director Shahab Hosseini, featuring Ali Nassirian and Shahab Hosseini. This presentation is entirely in Persian language and does not have any English subtitles.
"Confession" is currently on stage in Tehran.
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About Shahab Hosseini
Shahab Hosseini (Persian: , born 3 February 1974 in Tehran) is an Iranian actor and director. A popular actor in Iran, internationally he is known for collaborations with Iranian writer and director Asghar Farhadi in About Elly (2008), A Separation (2011), and The Salesman (2016). He has won the Silver Bear for Best Actor for A Separation together with the male cast in 61st Berlin International Film Festival, and the Best Actor Award in 2016 Cannes Film Festival for his role in The Salesman. Shahab Hosseini for the first time won Crystal Simorgh for Superstar movie in (2009) year. In 2013, he made his movie directing debut.
Shahab Hosseini was born on 3 February 1974 in Tehran. He earned his high school diploma in Biology. Once a psychology student at the University of Tehran, he dropped out to emigrate to Canada. Instead, he ended up as a radio host in Iran. This was followed by hosting a TV show for the youth audience and some small acting roles in a few TV series. Hosseini cinematic debut was in Rokhsareh 2002, His serious career took off with his performance in Tahmineh Milani movie The Fifth Reaction. On June 2011, he announced that he would be taking a break but would return to cinema in 2013.
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