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“A separation"

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Today I want to introduce a film from Iran. The film “A separation” provide a lens that people can look through to see the unfamiliar culture in Iran.  300 more words

The Past (2013) - No... You Can't Have Fantasy Dad

The films of Asghar Farhadi form an interesting counterpoint to the films of Joanna Hogg, which I wrote about last week. While both directors are fascinated by the way that group dynamics can impact upon our emotional lives, Hogg’s career has seen her transition from the emotional opacity of formalism to the conceptual opacity of surrealism while Farhadi’s relentless pursuit of emotional truth frequently has him brushing up against melodrama as he did with the magnificent Oscar-winning family drama… 1,344 more words


Happy Diwali!

Just thought of doing a quick catch up (pls note there is no object in the sentence).

I went home this week for Diwali. Combined with the fact that the week also included my bday, I would say I nailed it with my killer planning. 238 more words


4 Great Foreign Films You Haven't Seen (But Definitely Should)

Foreign films are a great way to come off cultured and intelligent, like other grandiose opinions on artwork or using the word ‘society’ at a house party. 589 more words

A Separation (2011): Selalu  Ada Korban dalam Keterpisahan    

Asghar Farhadi, sang sutradara film ini, kembali mengetengahkan kisah permasalahan masyarakat kelas menengah di Iran. Oleh Asghar Farhadi, A separation, sepertinya ingin menjadi penguat dan penegas film sebelumnya, … 1,202 more words


Review: 'The Past' 9.2.14

(The following is a reprint of my review written on 2.14.14)

I just might wind up having to include this on my “top 10 of 2014″ list, even though it was released in 2013 and was Iran’s official selection for… 334 more words