CAST: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi DIRECTOR: Asghar Farhadi TUESDAY FILM SERIES
While both participating in a production of Death of a Salesman, a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, who also helmed the Oscar-winning feature A Separation.
It is by any measure a great film, a quiet, yet overwhelmingly intense production that forces us to recalibrate our notion of what suspenseful cinema can mean and do.Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
A complex, compelling film from Iran - modern day Iran as we Americans never get to see it - it well deserved its win.Diane Pershing, Malibu Times