A Separation

""A Separation provides a useful portrait of Iran today'' "
Roger Ebert, CHICAGO SUN TIMES

Synopsis

Set in contemporary Iran, A SEPARATION is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader. When Nader hires a young woman to assist with his father in his wife's absence, he hopes that his life will return to a normal state. However, when he discovers that the new maid has been lying to him, he realizes that there is more on the line than just his marriage.
Original Languages: Persian
Genre: Drama|World Cinema
Running Time: 123 min.
Year: 2011

CREDITS

CAST
Leila Hatami (Simin)
Peyman Moaadi (Naader)
DIRECTED BY
Asghar Farhadi

TRAILER


PHOTOS

Left to Right: Simin (Leila Hatami) and (Peyman Moaadi) . Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to Right: Simin (Leila Hatami) and Nader (Peyman Moadi). Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Simin (Leila Hatami). Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Simin (Leila Hatami). Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to Right: Nader?s father (Ali-Asghar Shahbazi) and Nader(Peyman Moadi). Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to Right: Nader (Peyman Moadi) and Termeh (Sarina Farhadi). Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Hodjat (Shahab Hosseini). Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Hodjat (Shahab Hosseini). Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to Right: Somayeh (Kimia Hosseini) and Razieh (Sareh Bayat). Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Somayeh (Kimia Hosseini). Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Asghar Farhadi (director) on set. Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to Right: Mahmood Kalari (director of photography) and Asghar Farhadi (director). Photo by Habib Madjidi ©, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics