|Mon 10th April||7.45pm|
|Tues 11th April||7.45pm|
Dir: Asghar Farhadi | Iran / France | 2016 | 143 mins | Persian w/English subtitles
Cast: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi
The triumphant Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film, celebrated Iranian auteur Asghar Farhadi’s (A Separation) The Salesman examines the strained relationship of a middle-class married couple, Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti) and Emad (Hosseini). A teacher and his stay-at-home wife, they’re also part of a theatre group, working on a production of Arthur Miller’s ‘Death of a Salesman’. Preparations are going well until they suffer a disturbing domestic incident; which triggers emotional fault lines across their marriage. Exploring challenging questions of morality and retribution, The Salesman is another beautifully observed, painstakingly crafted film from Farhadi.
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