A Separation

Oscar Winner

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  123 min.
Release Date: January 20, 2012 (limited)
DVD: August 21, 2012

Current rating: Rating: 4.65
based on 112 votes and 25 reviews
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Cast: Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Sareh Bayat

Synopsis

There is one thing Nader (Peyman Moaadi) and his wife Simin (Leila Hatami) will never agree on. Simin dreams of leaving abroad where they can provide a better future for their only daughter, Termeh. But Nader feels his duty lies at home, where he can care for his sick father (Ali-Asghar Shahbazi). Refusing to settle for a mediocre life, Simin is determined to take her daughter and leave the country even if it means leaving her husband behind.

Director: Asghar Farhadi
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Asghar Farhadi
Screenplay: Asghar Farhadi
Official Site: www.sonyclassics.com/aseparation

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  • 5 stars "superb, just superb!!! really loved the movie, certainly deserved the oscar win."
  • 5 stars "a fantastic movie...great to see a movie that takes place in the middle east, that isn't about the wars."
  • 5 stars "a brilliant movie!"