Iran Censors Charlize Therons Body at Oscars
Iranian TV Crudely Covers Up Charlize Theron For Local Oscars Broadcast
Anousheh Ansari, who accepted the Iranian foreign language Oscar win on behalf of Asghar Farhadi, was also hit by the censor’s brush.
Iran may have been one of the victors on Oscar night, with Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman picking up the best foreign-language Oscar, but that didn’t stop Iranian TV deeming the win a little too sensitive for its viewers.
Iranian news agency Photoshops more clothing onto Oscars footage of Charlize Theron
Iran had a big moment at the 89th annual Academy Awards on Sunday night. The Salesman, directed by Tehran-based filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Iranian Labor News Agency (ILNA) television coverage of the big win — the second time an Oscar as gone to Farhadi — showed Charlize Theron, who presented the award alongside Shirley MacLaine, with crude photoshopping to feign the presence of more clothing on her body.