Asghar Farhadi

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A Separation 2011

123 min - Drama, Mystery

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Stars: Armine Zeytounchian , Kimia Hosseini, Merila Zarei, Peyman Moaadi, Sareh Bayat, Leila Hatami

Synopsis: A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.


About Elly 2009

119 min - Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Stars: Golshifteh Farahani, Shahab Hosseini

Synopsis: The mysterious disappearance of a kindergarten teacher during a picnic in the north of Iran is followed by a series of misadventures for her fellow travelers.

The Salesman

The Salesman 2016

143 min - Drama, Thriller

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Stars: Babak Karimi, Shahab Hosseini

Synopsis: While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.


The Past 2013

130 min - Drama, Mystery

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Stars: Bérénice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Sabrina Ouazani, Valeria Cavalli, Pauline Burlet, Jean-Michel Simonet

Synopsis: An Iranian man deserts his French wife and her two children to return to his homeland. Meanwhile, his wife starts up a new relationship, a reality her husband confronts upon his wife's request for a divorce.


Fireworks Wednesday 2006

102 min - Drama, Romance, Mystery

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Synopsis: On the last Wednesday before the spring solstice ushers in the Persian New Year, people set off fireworks following an ancient Zoroastrian tradition. Rouhi, spending her first day at a new job, finds herself in the midst of a different kind of fireworks -- a domestic dispute between her new boss and his wife.