13 January 1965 |
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, producer|
Jamshed Usmonov (Tajik: Ҷамшед Усмонов, Persian: جمشید عثمانف; born 13 January 1965), also credited as Djamshed Usmonov, is a Tajik film director, producer, scriptwriter and one of the most notable figures of contemporary Persian cinema.
He studied at the Dushanbe Fine Arts School in Dushanbe and Director's School in Moscow. His film To Get to Heaven, First You Have to Die was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.
- 1998: Flight of the Bee
- 2002: Angel on the Right
- 2006: To Get to Heaven, First You Have to Die (Tajik: Bihisht faqat baroi murdagon)
- 2011: My Wife's Romance
Awards and honors
- "Festival de Cannes: To Get to Heaven, First You Have to Die". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-12-14.
- Jamshed Usmonov at the Internet Movie Database
- Kiarostami's "Friend's home" brought me back to cinema (An interview with Jamshid Usmanov) (in Persian)
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