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A Separation

I’m so glad I finally found the time to watch Asghar Farhadi’s critically acclaimed 2011 film A Separation. I know it’s starting to sound cliché because I keep saying the same things over and over again about the films that I feature in my blog, but this film is again, one of the best films I’ve ever seen. 519 more words



A film by Asghar Farhadi

Cast: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Mina Sadati

Constrained to leave their apartment in  Tehran due to important works threatening the structure of the building, Emad and Rana move into a new apartment . 277 more words


60th London Film Festival - 12

The last day, no more dashing to the bus to get to the cinema, no more scrappy meals grabbed between films, more sleep and less stimulation – until October next year. 787 more words

About Elly - Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)


With one woman’s lie, one’s disappearance, and tensions high, you are presented a Muslim version of what seems like a familiar story.

Director: Asghar Farhadi… 483 more words


Review: Shahrzad (TV Series)

With each passing year, Iranian film and cinema appears to be going from strength to strength, with producers, directors and screenwriters alike offering better and better content to their audiences and in so doing delving deeper and deeper into germane topics once deemed verboten for open consumption on the screen. 2,030 more words


“The Salesman” crew received a warm welcome in Iran after winning two awards at Cannes Festival (Photos)

Filmmaker Asghar Farhadi and actors Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidoosti got an overwhelming welcome in Tehran after arriving home from the 69th Cannes Film Festival, where Farhadi won the best screenplay prize and Shahab Hosseini received the Palme d’Or for best actor. 165 more words


Review: The Salesman (2016)

The new movie from Asghar Farhadi, the masterly Iranian director of ‘A Separation’ and ‘The Past,’ is another finely cut gem of neorealist suspense.

One of the many reasons that Alfred Hitchcock is arguably the greatest filmmaker of all time — the quintessential filmmaker — is that his spirit and technique infuse the work of so many other directors (maybe all of them). 1,027 more words