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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


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