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A Separation: insight and realism through the lens of film

Asghar Farhadi, last year’s Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award winner for the excellent “The Salesman”, won his first Oscar (and, may we add, the Golden Bear as well) back in 2011 with this wonderfully complex and multilayered social drama, a portrait of a family’s disolution and the ramifications of class conflicts. 783 more words


A Separation

I finished A Separation by Katie Kitamura a few days ago. It was a fairly quick read and told the story of a wife who is separated from her husband, Christopher. 92 more words


Asghar Farhadi: About Elly (2009), A Separation (2011), The Salesman (2016)

Asghar Farhadi’s movies are set in the religious, very traditional Iranian society, without ever criticizing, judging, condemning, nor approving any of it. He just shows life as it unfolds within the rules and logic of deep rooted traditions, customs and beliefs. 57 more words

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