IRAN 122 MINS
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Writer: Asghar Farhadi
Cinematographer: Mahmoud Kalari
Starring: Payman Maadi, Leila Hatami, Sarina Farhadi
Synopsis: Nader and Simin, a married couple, live in Iran with their daughter Termeh. Simin wants to move out of the country, but Nader is reluctant to do so as he wants to take care of his ailing father.
“Most of the characters’ behavior is viewed with sympathy and skepticism, and the frequent bouts of legal wrangling invite endless interpretation of every aspect of the story. Somehow it is all perfectly clear, and yet at the same time tantalizingly and heartbreakingly mysterious.” Full review