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Oscar Watch: Everybody Knows

This year’s opening selection for the Cannes Film Festival came with understandable questions about its Oscar possibilities. The Spanish language dramatic thriller Everybody Knows, after all, is from director Asghar Farhadi and he’s made two winners in the Best Foreign Language Film category (2012’s A Separation and last year’s The Salesman). 95 more words


A Seperation: Book Review

A Separation by Katie Kitamura published in 2017.

“A young woman has agreed with her faithless husband: it’s time for them to separate. For the moment it’s a private matter, a secret between the two of them. 1,042 more words


A Separation--Katie Kitamura

I don’t remember where I saw A Separation and decided to add it to my Amazon wish list.

Kitamura chooses a first-person narrator, the wife who has been separated from her husband for several months.  126 more words

Movie Club: A Separation

In our first  movie night for 2018 we watched the movie ‘A Separation‘ by the Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (my suggestion). This movie was in my watchlist for such a long time however, I couldn’t find the right time or wasn’t in the right mood to watch it. 420 more words


The Light Is Good

It all began many years ago:

Genesis 1:1-4 says, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and void, and darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was moving over the surface of the waters.  170 more words


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