The Salesman (Forushande)

Dir: Asghar Farhadi (2016)

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WINNER: BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE PICTURE OSCAR at the 2017 ACADEMY AWARDS

When their Tehran flat is badly damaged, Emad and Rana, a young married couple starring in a Tehran production of Death of a Salesman, are forced to move into a new flat, until recently occupied by a mysterious young woman.

When Rana is violently assaulted in the flat, a rift opens between the couple that will push their marriage to its limits, as Rana seeks solitude and Emad seeks revenge.

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VICTORIA

Peninsula Cinemas, Warragul

ALSO SCREENING AT:

Maleny Film Society - Sat 10 June

Bass Coast Film Group, Wonthaggi - Sun 18 June

Swanpool Cinema - Fri 23 & Sun 25 June

Deckchair Cinema, Darwin - Tues 27 June & Thurs 20 July

ANU Film Group, Canberra - Fri 7th July

Orange Film Society - Sun 30 & Mon 31 July

Noosa Film Society - Mon 31 July

Armidale International Film Festival - Fri 4 Aug

Rocky Flix, Rockhampton - Thurs 10 Aug

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Year: 2016

Language: Persian (with English subtitles)

Run Time: 124 min

Rating: M (Mature Themes)

★★★★ A film director of such consistent quality and control...A rich and complex take on guilt and anger.” 

- John Bleasdale, Cine-Vue

“★★★★ Compelling...Mounts serious reflections on guilt and shame, trust and forgiveness.” 

- David Sexton, Evening Standard

“Saturated with emotional intrigue...Almost metaphysical in its complexity...Tense and devastating.”

- Owen Gleiberman, Variety 

“Leaves the viewer tense and breathless...Farhadi's work has revolutionized Irainian cinema.”

- Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter

“About a splinter that opens a chasm in a marriage, that in turn exposes a gulf in Iranian society.”

- Jessica Kiang, The Playlist 

 

 

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