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A Separation

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

December 30, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Asghar Farhadi

Starring :

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

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

Review rate : A

“..you'll realize that we often settle for too little from our screenplays..”
by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York]
Review rate : B

“..yet at the same time tantalizingly and heartbreakingly mysterious..”
by A.O. Scott [New York Times]
Review rate : B

“..this methodical but passionate movie shows everything pulled apart..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
“..the type of movie you'll really feel the need to focus and watch intently because every line of dialogue means something later..”
by Edward Douglas [ComingSoon.net]
Review rate : B

“..the narration allows for as many points of view as there are characters..”
by Kenneth Turan [Los Angeles Times]
Review rate : B

“..the metaphor doesn't get any clearer than this..”
by Chris Barsanti [Filmcritic.com]
Review rate : C+

“..the actors do wonders, uncovering rich depths in their characters..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
Review rate : A-

“..raises timely questions, instead of imposing ideas and answers, questions that go beyond the current living conditions in Iran..”
by Emanuel Levy [EmanuelLevy.Com]
Review rate : B

“..never simply for the sake of trumped-up tension..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : A

“..has already established a hectic, bustling visual style-one thing after another, mainly in medium close-up..”
by J. Hoberman [Village Voice]
Review rate : A

“..gets more complex and prismatic as it goes along, adding significance without ever being emphatic about it..”
by Scott Tobias [AV Club]
“..flawlessly crafted, brilliantly performed and elegantly photographed..”
by Joe Morgenstern [New York Times]
“..dramatically A Separation scales great heights, but never in a showy, overblown way..”
by Ethan Alter [Film Journal International]
Review rate : C+

“..consistently visualizes the obstructions in its characters' paths by visually separating them behind see-through windows, doors, and glass structures..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Review rate : B+

“..again, interesting, and engaging, in both a storytelling and sociological/cultural study fashion..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
“..a movie that continually surprises you..”
by Marshall Fine [Hollywood & Fine]

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