The Salesman (Forushande)

Dir: Asghar Farhadi (2016)

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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Language: Farsi (with English subtitles)

Run Time: 125 mins

Rating: M (Mature themes)

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Year: 2016

★★★★ 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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