Dariush Mehrjui

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Country: Iran

About Dariush Mehrjui
Dariush Mehrjui (Persian: داریوش مهرجویی , born 8 December 1939 in Tehran) is an Iranian director, screenwriter, producer, and film editor. As an Iranian New Wave cinema icon, Mehrjui is regarded to be one of the intellectual directors of Iranian cinema. Most of his films are inspired by literature and adopted based on Iranian and foreign novels and plays.During Mehrjui's childhood, he showed interest in painting miniatures, music, and playing santoor and piano. As an adult, he moved to the United States and entered the University of California, Los Angeles' (UCLA) Department of Cinema. Jean Renoir was just one of many who taught Mehrjui. Eventually, he switched his major to philosophy and graduated from UCLA in 1964.

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Iran Directors Ranking

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Rank Name Total
1. Bahman Ghobadi 22551
2. Mohsen Makhmalbaf 17803
3. Jafar Panahi Mianeh 13899
4. Hamid Tamjidi 13144
5. Dariush Mehrjui 1870
6. Bahram Beyzaie 1321
7. Tahmine Milani 1059
8. Ebrahim Hatamikia 1028
9. Majid Majidi 490
10. Ali Hatami 459

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Rank Name Total
48. shankar 2155
49. Peter Jackson 2095
50. Hatem Ali 2037
51. Roman Polanski 1928
52. Dariush Mehrjui 1870
53. Najdat Anzour 1810
54. Karimuddin Asif 1799
55. Rajkumar Hirani 1756
56. Glauber Rocha 1702

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