Asghar Farhadi to Open Cannes 2018 With ‘Everybody Knows

The Best Foreign Language Film Oscar is typically not bestowed to an individual, but rather to the country that submits the project for awards consideration; the film’s director (in this case Farhadi) usually takes the honor during the telecast, the persian director did not collect his prize alongside the rest of the evening’s victors on stage at the Dolby Theatre.