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Oscar winning Iranian film - THE SALESMAN - out of dvd and Blu Ray

Asghar Farhadi returns with an Oscar-winning exploration of the potent power of pride, guilt and shame. 100 more words

Iranian Cinema

The Salesman | Review

‘You’re my foundation and my support, Linda’ implores Arthur Miller’s insecure protagonist Willy Loman to his wife in Death of a Salesman, the 1949 play from which writer-director Asghar Farhardi’s latest film draws its name and inspiration. 1,001 more words


The Salesman

Much was made of The Salesman’s nomination for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars this year.  The film’s Iranian director, Asghar Farhadi (A Separation), stated that he would not attend the ceremony due to Donald Trump’s executive order barring Iranians from entering in U.S., and upon winning, his prepared speech was instead read by proxy. 372 more words

Forushande - The Salesman

This film exemplifies one of the reasons why I love watching films in languages other than English. I know nothing about everyday life in Tehran apart from what Iranian filmmakers show me. 372 more words


The Salesman (2016)

casey How do you sum up The Salesman? A tense, compelling, and surprisingly mundane thriller, maybe?

brooke A commentary on gender roles and victim blaming? 677 more words


The Salesman

Stunningly realised from the opening moments to the final frame, The Salesman is a thoroughly engrossing and perfectly performed work from one of the most gifted directors working today. 721 more words

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The Salesman

The Salesman portrays revenge in it’s most vulnerable of forms

Winner of the 2017 Academy Award for best foreign language film, The Salesman tracks two weeks of the lives of couple Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti) living in Tehran, Iran. 316 more words