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A Separation (2011)

A Separation

Overview


Genre

Drama

Release Date

December 30, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

123 min.

Studio

Sony Pictures Classics

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Asghar Farhadi

Producer

Asghar Farhadi

Screenwriter

Asghar Farhadi

Starring

  • Leila Hatami
  • Peyman Moadi
  • Shahab Hosseini
  • Sareh Bayat
  • Sarina Farhadi
  • Merila Zare'i
  • Babak Karimi
  • Ali-Asghar Shahbazi

Story


Set in contemporary Iran, A "SEPARATION" is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader. When Nader hires a young woman to assist with his father in his wife's absence, he hopes that his life will return to a normal state. However, when he discovers that the new maid has been lying to him, he realizes that there is more on the line than just his marriage.

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Leila Hatami stars as Simin and Peyman Maadi stars as Nader in Sony Pictures Classics' A Separation (2011)
Leila Hatami stars as Simin and Peyman Maadi stars as Nader in Sony Pictures Classics' A Separation (2011)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..has already established a hectic, bustling visual style-one thing after another, mainly in medium close-up..”
by J. Hoberman [Village Voice]
“..a movie that continually surprises you..”
by Marshall Fine [Hollywood & Fine]
“..you'll realize that we often settle for too little from our screenplays..”
by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York]