The Salesman

The Salesman (Forushande)
  • 2016
  • Iran
  • 2h 5min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Asghar Farhadi
  • Cast: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi
  • Language: Persian / English
  • UK release: 17 March 2017

Rana (Alidoosti) and Emad (Hosseini) are forced to abandon their home, but when they stay in another flat, pressure grows on their relationship. Farhadi weaves themes of professional failure and paranoia into a compelling drama about lives at the mercy of malicious forces.

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The Salesman

Award-winning director Asghar Farhadi returns with the 2017 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar winner The Salesman, a characteristically taut drama exploring how unexpected cracks can form in the foundations of a seemingly happy marriage.

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The Salesman

13 Mar 20174 stars

Oscar-winning drama from the great Asghar Farhadi, documenting a crumbling marriage

The unexpected Oscar win for Asghar Farhadi's The Salesman (Forushande) might well prompt a re-evaluation of a film that, on its premiere at Cannes last year, initially felt like a lesser achievement than the Iranian director's previous Academy Award…

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