Director Asghar Farhadi, Best screenplay award winner for the film "Forushande" (The Salesman), poses during a photocall after the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes

Director Asghar Farhadi, Best screenplay award winner for the film “Forushande” (The Salesman), poses during a photocall after the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes

Director Asghar Farhadi, Best screenplay award winner for the film "Forushande" (The Salesman), poses during a photocall after the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 22, 2016. Photo: Reuters/Jean-Paul Pelissier

February 24, 2017 3:03 PM (UTC+8)