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Country: Iran

About Majid Majidi
Majid Majidi (Persian: مجید مجیدی , born 17 April 1959 in Tehran) is an internationally and critically acclaimed Iranian film director, film producer, and screenwriter.Born in an Iranian middle class family, he grew up in Tehran and at the age of 14 he started acting in amateur theater groups. He then studied at the Institute of Dramatic Arts in Tehran. After the Iranian Revolution in 1979, his interest in cinema brought him to act in various films, most notably Mohsen Makhmalbaf's Boycott in 1985. As of 2004, Majidi was the only Iranian director who has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film with the film Children of Heaven in 1998. He lost the award to the Italian film Life Is Beautiful by Roberto Benigni. Majidi has directed three other feature films since Children of Heaven: The Color of Paradise (2000), Baran (2001), and The Willow Tree (2005; alternate English title One Life More). He also recently directed a feature-length documentary titled Barefoot to Herat which chronicles life in refugee camps and the city of Herat during and after the anti-Taliban offensive of 2001. His acclaimed film Song of Sparrows will be the opening film of the Visakhapatnam International Film Festival in India . Majid Majidi was one of five international film directors invited by the Beijing government to create a documentary short film to introduce the city of Beijing, in preparation for the 2008 Summer Olympics which was held in the Chinese capital; the project was titled "Vision Beijing".

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Iran Directors Ranking

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Rank Name Total
5. Dariush Mehrjui 1870
6. Bahram Beyzaie 1321
7. Tahmine Milani 1059
8. Ebrahim Hatamikia 1028
9. Majid Majidi 490
10. Ali Hatami 459
11. Nasser Taghvai 451
12. Rakhshan B. 371
13. Abbas Kiarostami 316

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Rank Name Total
96. Said El Marouk 546
97. Alejandro Jodorowsk 513
98. Jan Svěrák 510
99. Nabil Lahlou 493
100. Majid Majidi 490
101. Luc Besson 487
102. Ameer Sultan 482
103. Mehboob Khan 474
104. Federico Fellini 471

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2 South Korea 134 1700984
3 Brazil 98 4681507
4 Romania 97 502021
5 India 77 3677327
6 Portugal 59 273631
7 Poland 23 402979
8 Syria 20 1387081
9 Macedonia 18 949280
10 Iran 17 4153529
11 United States of America 16 1418576
12 United Kingdom 9 885172
13 France 8 83715
14 Serbia 6 208687
15 Ukraine 6 227492
16 Israel 5 66268
17 Germany 3 70806
18 Jordan 3 516922
19 Bulgaria 3 322527
20 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 359677
21 Greece 2 416055
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24 Palestine 1 151233
25 Lebanon 1 540667
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30 Sweden 0 22247
31 Switzerland 0 603121
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33 Turkmenistan 0 4
34 Uganda 0 2
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