The Salesman

Drama; Rated NR; 125M. OSCAR WINNER: Best Foreign Language Film

After their old flat becomes damaged, Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti), a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment. Eventually, an incident linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple’s life.

 

“With exquisite patience and attention to detail, Asghar Farhadi, the writer and director, builds a solid and suspenseful plot out of ordinary incidents, and packs it with rich and resonant ideas.”  – A.O.Scott, The New York Times

 

“Asghar Farhadi’s film yields a tonal and emotional friction that’s simultaneously tragic, transcendent, and comic.”  – Chuck Bowen, SLANT MAGAZINE

 

 

 

 

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