Jamshed Usmonov

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Jamshed Usmonov
Born (1965-01-13) 13 January 1965 (age 52)
Asht, Tajikistan
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, producer
Years active 1998–present

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.[1]


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: To Get to Heaven, First You Have to Die". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-12-14. 

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