Sarah Kazemy

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Sarah Kazemy
Sarah Kazemy Deauville 2011.jpg
Sarah Kazemy in 2011
Born (1987-10-26) 26 October 1987 (age 29)
Neuilly sur Seine, France
Residence Paris, France
Citizenship France
Occupation Actress
Years active 2011–present
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)

Sarah Kazemy (Persian: سارا کاظمی; born 26 October 1987) is a French actress.[1][2] She is best known for her role in the independent film Circumstance.

Early life[edit]

Kazemy was born in Neuilly sur Seine, France to an Iranian father and Algerian mother.[1][3] Kazemy studied Arabic, German and Italian.[1]


Kazemy had no experience in acting when she was asked to play one of the leads in the 2011 Iranian independent film Circumstance, in which she plays a young woman who discovers her sexuality and develops a lesbian relationship. She prepared for the role by staying with her relatives in Tehran, to gain personal experience from the situation there.[3][4] Soon after she was cast as the female lead in the film Kanyamakan.[1]


Year Title Role
2011 Circumstance Shireen Arshadi
2014 Kanyamakan Aida
2014 Salaud, on t'aime Automne Kaminsky


  1. ^ a b c d "Circumstance A groundbreaking, sensual film about youth in search of freedom in Iran". 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  2. ^ "Indie Focus: A distinctly varied team effort for 'Circumstance'". LA 2011-08-28. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Living and Loving Underground in Iran". New York 2011-08-19. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 
  4. ^ "Nikohl Boosheri & Sarah Kazemy". W August 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-06. 

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