Golshifteh Farahani



Place of birth:

Téhéran, Iran:


Golshifteh Farahani (Persian: گلشیفته فراهانی, also Romanized as Golŝifte Farāhāni and Golšifteh Farāhāni, born 10 July 1983) is an Iranian actress, musician and singer who lives in France. Golshifteh has acted in 25 films, many of which have received international recognition. For Boutique she won the Best Actress award from the 26th Nantes Three Continents Festival (France). In recent years she has acted in movies by some of Iran's most well-known directors. The movies include Dariush Mehrjui's Santouri (The Santoor Player), Bahman Ghobadi's Half Moon (winner of the Golden Shell at the 2006 San Sebastian Film Festival), and the late Rasool Mollagholipoor's M for Mother (Iran's nominee for the 2008 Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category). Golshifteh won Best Actress at the 37th Roshd International Film Festival.

Film Credits

L'Angle mort (2019)
as Elham
The Upside (2019)
as Maggie
Les filles du soleil (2018)
as Bahar
Aus nächster Distanz (2018)
as Mona
La nuit a dévoré le monde (2018)
as Sarah
Santa & Cie (2017)
as Amélie
Shelter (2017)
as Lina/Mona
The Song of Scorpions (2017)
as Nooran
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
as Shansa
Paterson (2016)
as Laura
Go Home (2016)
as Nada
Les malheurs de Sophie (2016)
as Madame de Réan
Altamira (2016)
as Conchita
Les deux amis (2015)
as Mona
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
as Nefertari
Eden (2014)
as Yasmin
Rosewater (2014)
as Maryam
My Sweet Pepper Land (2014)
as Govend
Just Like a Woman (2012)
as Mona
Syngué sabour, pierre de patience (2012)
as The woman
La règle de trois (2012)
as Marie
Poulet aux Prunes (2011)
as Irâne
There Be Dragons (2011)
as Leila
Si tu meurs, je te tue (2011)
as Sibe
درباره الی‎‎ (2009)
as Sepideh
Body of Lies (2008)
as Aisha
دیوار (2008)
as Setareh
شیرین (2008)
as Woman in audience
Hamisheh paye yek zan dar mian ast (2008)
Niwemang (2007)
as Niwemang
سنتوری (2007)
as Hanieh
Mim mesle madar (2006)
as Sepideh
Be Name Pedar (2006)
as Habibe
ماهی‌ها عاشق می‌شوند (2006)
as Touka
بابا عزیز (2005)
as Nour
Deux Fereshté (2003)
as Azar
بوتیک (2003)
as Eti
درخت گلابی (1998)
as M
After Yang ()
Un divan à Tunis ()
هفت پرده ()
اشک سرما ()
as Ronak
Dhaka ()