The Salesman (Forushande) cert 12A
Best Foreign Language Film, 2017 Oscars
Director : Asghar Farhadi
Cast: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi
Iran Iranian subtitles 121 mins
UK release date: Mar 2017
The latest film from top director, Farhadi, who work includes “A Separation” and “The Past”.
While participating in a production of “Death of a Salesman,” a teacher’s wife is assaulted in her new home. This leaves the husband determined to find the perpetrator despite his wife’s traumatized objections.
“The Salesman is a dazzling, darkly funny, quietly devastating human drama from Iran. You are in the hands of a major film artist.” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone.
“With exquisite patience and attention to detail, Farhadi builds a solid and suspenseful plot out of ordinary incidents, and packs it with rich and resonant ideas.” – A O Scott, New York Times.