Asghar Farhadi, Peyman Moadi
The Golden Globe winner for Best Foreign Language Film was A Separation (Iran), produced by Jodaeiye Nader az Simin and distributed by Sony Pictures Classics in the United States. Accepting the award were director Asghar Farhadi and one of the film's stars, Peyman Moadi. In the above photo, Farhadi and Moadi are seen backstage in the press room at the 2012 Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA, on Sunday, January 15.
Today, it was announced that A Separation is one of the nine semi-finalists for the 2012 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. The film's competition includes Wim Wenders' Pina, Joseph Cedar's Footnote, and Roschdy Zem's Omar Killed Me. Additionally, A Separation won the Golden Bear at the 2011 Berlin Film Festival.
Asghar Farhadi, Peyman Moadi Photo: Golden Globes 2012 © HFPA