A Separation | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | September 5, 2012
entertainment value
Simply in creation and execution, but remains an extremely gripping film. Hooks you until the very end. Very much worthy of its #oscar win.
genre Drama | foreign
synopsis The movie is centered on a couple, Nader and Simin, and their 11-year-old daughter, Termeh. Nader and Simin are about to leave the country for good; however, Nader has a change of heart and decides to stay and look after his father who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Simin is determined to get a divorce and leave the country with her daughter, but the court does not find in her favor. Simin goes to live with her mother and Termeh returns to live with her father with the hope that her mother will be back some day.
lead actors Leila Hatami | Kimia Hosseini | Merila Zarei | Peyman Moaadi | Sareh Bayat | Shahab Hosseini | Ali-Asghar Shahbazi | Shirin Yazdanbakhsh
director Asghar Farhadi