Asghar Farhadi

  • Asghar Farhadi – Le passé AKA The Past (2013)

    Asghar Farhadi2011-2020DramaFranceMystery
    Le passé (2013)
    Le passé (2013)

    An Iranian man deserts his French wife and 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.Read More »

  • Asghar Farhadi – Ghahreman AKA A Hero (2021)

    Asghar Farhadi2021-2030DramaIranThriller

    Rahim is in prison because of a debt he was unable to repay. During a two-day leave, he tries to convince his creditor to withdraw his complaint against the payment of part of the sum. But things don’t go as planned.Read More »

  • Asghar Farhadi – Raghs dar ghobar AKA Dancing in the Dust (2003)

    Drama2001-2010Asghar FarhadiIran

    When forced to divorce his wife by family and social pressure because her mother is a prostitute, Nazar (Khodaparast) works double shifts to pay back the loan he took out for his impulsive wedding and to pay some ongoing restitution to his sweet jilted bride, Reyhaneh (Kosari). When he falls behind in the payments he flees the police and ends up in the desert with an uncommunicative old man (Gharibian) who catches poisonous snakes for their venom. These two are forced to coexist in the desert, because Nazar is unwilling to return to the city and wants to catch snakes to make enough money to settle his debts. His verbose, chattering annoys the reticent old man until Nazar’s life is endangered.Read More »

  • Asghar Farhadi – Shahr-e ziba AKA Beautiful City (2004)

    2001-2010Asghar FarhadiDramaIran

    Directed by multi-award winning filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, ‘Beautiful City’ is a cinematic gem not to be missed. Akbar has just turned eighteen. He has been held in a rehabilitation centre for committing murder at the age of sixteen when he was condemned to death. Legally speaking, he had to reach the age of eighteen so that the conviction could be carried out. Now, Akbar is transferred to prison to await the day of his execution. A’la, a friend of Akbar, who himself has undergone imprisonment for burglary, soon after his release tries desperately to gain the consent of Akbar’s plaintiff so as to stop the execution. ‘Beautiful City’ is a simple film about the power of forgiveness.Read More »

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