• Film ID:
  • 16637
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=117 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • Iran.America.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • Persian.
A SEPARATION (2011)
(Jodaeiye Nader az Simin)
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The stand out film of the 2011 Berlin Film Festival and winner of the Golden Bear, A Separation is a suspenseful and intelligent drama detailing the fractures and tensions at the heart of Iranian society, but using the disintegration of a marriage as the pivot by which all turns. When his wife leaves him Nadar hires a maid to help him with his ailing father, but the young woman has many secrets and soon he finds himself trapped by a web of deceit, manipulation and then all too public confrontations.  

 

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