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A Separation - Movie Thoughts


A Separation – Movie thoughts

This was my first Iranian film. And I am in love.

Nader (Peyman Moaadi), a banker, a decent, free-thinking, noble human being, with a regular income, lives in Iran, with his wife Simin, daughter Termeh and an Alzheimer’s ridden father. 695 more words

Ep 32. WORLD TOUR: Introspective Iran

As the World Tour starts to wind down, Alex and Jonathan make a stop in Iran to look at the small, personal films Close-Up (1990), … 101 more words


A Separation

A Separation is a 2011 Iranian film, directed by Asghar Farhadi, about the repercussions of a middle-class couple’s separation on their family. It was the first Iranian film to win the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards and it truly is deserving of that honor. 501 more words

Movie Review

A Separation (2011) Review

A tense drama executed to perfection.

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Cast:  Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Shahab Hosseini, Sareh Bayat, Sarina Farhadi, Merila Zarei

Genre: Drama, Mystery 459 more words


A Separation of Nadar and Simin

Cerai. Pada suatu titik cerai memang dipandang sebagai sebuah solusi atas jalan buntu yang tidak bisa dikompromikan lagi. Tapi begitu banyak juga pasangan yang buntu pikirannya, bahkan untuk mengurai masalah sehingga kata cerai tetap diucap meski tidak akan menjadi solusi. 779 more words


“This was the process by which two lives were disentangled, eventually the dread and discomfort would fade and be replaced by unbroken indifference, I would see him on the street by chance, and it would be like seeing an old photograph of yourself: you recognize this image but are unable to remember quite what it was to be that person.”

-Katie Kitamura


Thank god it's over.

Well, I’ve just finished A Separation by Katie Kitamura and MY GOD am I glad it was short at only 230 pages. It was not my favorite, not by a long shot. 244 more words