May 29, 2017

Movies with Asghar Farhadi

THE SALESMAN

  Emad and Rana need to evacuate their decrepit apartment in Tehran. Both are actors in a production of Death of a Salesman, which affords them a certain status. When they move into a new apartment, they discover clues about the previous tenants that point to a mystery. Soon the former … [Read more...]

A SEPARATION

A Separation quietly and shrewdly combines elements of family melodrama and legal thriller. Simin wants to leave Iran with her daughter; her husband, Nader, insists on staying to care for his frail father. Their dilemma plays out in an Iranian courtroom, not the ideal place to discuss intimate … [Read more...]