Set in contemporary Iran, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of Asghar Farhadi . Audience Reviews for A Separation. The first shot of the Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s “A Separation” is so audacious, in conception and in substance, that I wondered how it could . In February , Asghar Farhadi’s drama of marital entropy A Separation cleaned up at the Berlin Film Festival, becoming the first Iranian film to win the Golden.

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A Separation wins Berlin Golden Bear”. The Assault — Fons Rademakers And on the surface, it also features an Iran far from the current stereotypes launched by the infamous “Not Without My Daughter”, where women aren’t all submissive chador-wearers and men macho wife-beaters.

By contrast, A Separation is characterized by a restless, roving camera courtesy of Mahmoud Kalarinearly Dogme-fied but consistently truncated in any and every lateral move. Gate of Hell — Teinosuke Kinugasa A Man and a Woman — Claude Lelouch The Salesman — Asghar Farhadi You cannot watch the film without feeling kinship faryadi the characters and admitting their decency as well as their mistakes.

Later, at the family court, Nader and Simin have filed for a divorce once again. Nader claims he didn’t know anything about the pregnancy and was upset because she left his father alone.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 20 February Azam as Sahabanu Zolghadr Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Kristy Puchko, The Film Stage [33] 1st: Alison Willmore, The A.

With “A Separation,” Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has managed something increasingly difficult and unusual – pleasing audiences both at home and in the West. Frequently Asked Questions Q: Durban International Film Festival [51]. The complexity of the characters is wonderful; as a viewer you in one scene enraged at their actions then following a plot twist in the next scene you are wholeheartedly sympathizing with them.


Still, Law isn’t negatively portrayed as it remains true to its obligatory neutrality, a notion hinted in the very first scene of the film. Audible Download Audio Books. The director of award-winning Iranian drama A Separation talks about his film-making choices and living in Iran. Retrieved 23 January The Haunting of Hill House.

Asian Film Award for Best Film. The mysterious disappearance of asghaf kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed asghzr a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.

Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. View All Audience Reviews.

Since she has doubts, she refuses, though Hodjat tries to force her to avoid dishonor in front of his creditors. Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Nader accuses Razieh of neglecting his father. The ban was lifted in the beginning of October after Farhadi claimed to have been misperceived and apologized for his remarks. The Salesman wins best foreign language Separstion.

A Separation (Asghar Farhadi, Iran)

Sseparation Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle [32] 3rd: Retrieved 16 January What did you do to her? A married couple are faced with a difficult decision – to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer’s disease. I feel terrible to pollute this review with these comments because they insult the intelligence farhdai the film, which already takes for granted that ‘Iranian are normal people’ but regarding the actual and scary political context, I guess it’s necessary.


Engrossing until the last minute, this is a must see for everyone, anyone, everyone. Mike D’AngeloFreelance [33] 1st: Toronto Film Critics Asbhar. Nader learns that the reason Razieh was absent that day was because she had gone to visit a physicianwhich Razieh had avoided revealing earlier. Berlin International Film Festival [40]. March 2, Full Review….

Lies may lead to truth. The domino’s effect introduces the peripheral characters as Simin wants to protect Termeh from Razieh’s hot tempered full-of-debts husband Hodjat Shahab Hossein who vents his anger on the system, and through his scene-stealing performance paints an indirect social commentary on asyhar Iran.

Edit Did You Know? When the opening scene ends, those who agree with Simin’s arguments understand Nader and vice-versa. Season 4 Doctor Who: Nader’s story asgar quite heartbreaking, as he is fighting against a rising tide, but he is not the victim.

A Separation — review 4 out of 5 stars. Just in looking at the plot of film you can also argue that it’s a very human story, based on the emotion wrought from caring for a parent with a debilitating disease, or having to take care of your family in the wake of your husband’s joblessness.

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