Dariush Mehrjui ( داریوش مهرجویی ), born 8 December 1939 in Tehran, also spelled as Mehrjui, Mehrjoui, and Mehrjuyi, is an Iranian director, screenwriter, producer, and film editor. Mehrjui was a founding member of the Iranian New Wave movement of the early 1970s. His second film, Gaav is considered to be the first film of this movement, which also included Masoud Kimiai and Nasser Taqvai. Most of Dariush Mehrjui's films are inspired by literature and adapted from Iranian and foreig
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