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The Salesman

The Salesman

Directed by Asghar Farhadi

Iran, 2016

HOME, 23 March 2017

This film shows us a marriage, Iranian society, indeed a whole world seen through the prism of Arthur Miller’s… 97 more words

Film Review

The Salesman: Review

Following his critically-acclaimed 2011 marriage drama, A Separation, Asghar Farhadi is a director whose name has been at the forefront of world cinema for some years now. 488 more words


The Salesman: Marriage and Masks

The Salesman, the Iranian winner of this year’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, is a drama about what happens when the stress of a crisis makes a marriage weaker, not stronger. 812 more words

The Salesman (2017)

The audience occupies a very specific, deliberate, position in the films of Asghar Farhadi. His neorealist style, defined by his handheld photography and follow shots, make us particularly present in the world of his films, which always concern the modern Iranian family household, and often times make us complicit to the action taking place. 687 more words


A Separation (2011)

Dir. Asghar Farhadi. Starring Peyman Moaadi, Sarina Farhadi, Sareh Bayat

I adore the first scene of this movie, because it is so terribly frank. The room itself is bare, with gray walls and handsome, but simple, wooden chairs. 1,616 more words


The Salesman review

With The Salesman, Asghar Farhadi is back with the stories of the Iranian middleclass, and for the second time he has made waves and dared to breach impenetrable Academy walls.  591 more words

Film Review

"The Salesman"

The winner of the best foreign language film of 2016, “The Salesman” is a provocative look at Iranian culture. Director and writer Asghar Farahdi also won an Oscar for his 2011 film ” A Separation”. 246 more words