- 119 min
- Directed by: Asghar Farhadi
- Written by: Asghar Farhadi (screenplay), Azad Jafarian (thanks to)
- Cast: Golshifteh Farahani, Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Mani Haghighi, Merila Zarei, Peiman Ma'adi, Ahmad Mehranfar, Rana Azadivar, Saber Abar
- Language: Persian
A group of middle-class Iranian friends head to a seaside holiday home, one of them (Farahani) inviting her single friend Elly (Alidoosti), hoping to hook her up with a divorced family friend; then Elly mysteriously disappears. Rigorous, deeply-felt drama of duty, desire and social status, fiercely acted, bracing and effective.
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About Elly3 Sep 2012
A rigorous, deeply felt drama from Iranian director Asghar Farhadi
Much admired at its Berlin premiere back in 2009, this elegant, edgy and touching Iranian drama has finally been granted a UK cinema release, presumably thanks to its gifted director's worldwide statuette sweep for 2011's peerless A Separation. While…
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