Sarina Farhadi (L) daughter of director of Iranian film "A ...
Feb 27th, 2012
(Reuters) - Sarina Farhadi (L) daughter of director of Iranian film "A Separation," Asghar Farhadi, smiles with actress Leila Hatami during the Governors Ball following the 84th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 26, 2012. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) (OSCARS-PARTIES) -
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