FILE - In this undated file photo released by Filmiran film distributing company, Iranian actress Leila Hatami, and actor Peyman Moadi, act in a scene of movie "A Separation" which won the Academy ... more 
FILE - In this undated file photo released by Filmiran film distributing company, Iranian actress Leila Hatami, and actor Peyman Moadi, act in a scene of movie "A Separation" which won the Academy Award for best foreign film. Iranian authorities canceled a ceremony Monday in honor of the country's Oscar-winning director even though the government had hailed his win as a triumph over a competitor from Israel. There were no details as to why a permit was denied but some Iranian conservatives were upset with the film's themes: domestic turmoil, gender inequality and the desire by many to leave the country. (AP Photo/Filmiran International Company, Habib Majidi, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Filmiran International Company, Habib Majidi, File
Mon, Mar 12, 2012 9:31 AM EDT