The Salesman

Directed by Asghar Farhadi. 125 minutes. Rated PG-13. Persian and English with subtitles.

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Winner! 2017 Oscar for Foreign Film. 

After their old flat becomes damaged, Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti), a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment.

A sudden eruption of violence creates an atmosphere of simmering tension between a husband and wife, in this work of slow-burning domestic suspense from Academy Award–winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (A SEPARATION).


"With exquisite patience and attention to detail, Asghar Farhadi, the writer and director, builds a solid and suspenseful plot out of ordinary incidents, and packs it with rich and resonant ideas." A.O. Scott. A New York Times Critics' Pick!

Additional Information:

This film is available with hearing assist



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