Directed by Asghar Farhadi
Rated PG-13 | 123 min. | 2011 | Iran
Persian with English subtitles.
Simin wants to leave Iran with her ten-year-old daughter, but her husband Nader feels a duty to stay with his Alzheimer’s-stricken father. This gripping family drama, which won an Academy Award® for Best Foreign Language Film, deftly portrays a society divided by sex, generation, religion, and class.
Winner: Best Foreign Language Film – 2012 Academy Awards®; Nominee: Best Original Screenplay – 2012 Academy Awards®; Winner: Foreign Language Film – 2012 Golden Globe® Awards; Winner: Golden Bear Grand Jury Prize, Silver Bear for Best Actress, and Silver Bear for Best Actor – 2012 Berlin International Film Festival