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Review: The Past (What comes after A Separation)

7:16 PM 11/18/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
In a gorgeous fixer upper in a Paris suburb, Marie-Ann (Bérénice Bejo) and Samir (Tahar Rahim) are starting over. She has two daughters, he has a young son and the condition of their house mid-move lends a visual to the phrase “blended family.” In an effort to set their life in order she’s asked her almost-ex-husband Ahmad (Ali Mossafa) to return from Tehran and finalize their divorce—and maybe she’ll find some time to rub his face in her “happiness.”

'A Separation' Director Asghar Farhadi's Next Film Is A French-Language Pic, Shoots This Fall – Winning an Oscar is a cause for celebration...unless you're the sour-faced officials in the Iranian government. While most Iranians are proud and honored that Asghar Farhadi took home the prize for Best Foreign Film for "A Separation" at the Oscars, the heavy handed Iranian government scoffed at such Western frivolity, and canceled a planned ceremony on Monday for the movie. 9 years 5 weeks ago via jetli

A Separation

Posted January 24th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

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.

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