Director Asghar Farhadi's riveting drama is a moral fable disguised as a potboiler that pulls the strings on a deceptively familiar premise.
The Salesman TIFF 2016 Review.
Asghar Farhadi’s Iranian melodrama The Past is pretty much everything that made his previous film, the Oscar nominated and genuinely excellent A Separation, a success except amplified, blown up and drawn out, which means it’s ultimately less successful.
The Past Special Presentation Director: Asghar Farhadi While not up to the same dramatic highs as his previous award winning effort A Separation, Asghar Farhadi returns with an even more melodramatic look at a crumbling family going through a scarring, drawn out divorce. Ahmed (Ali Mosaffa) returns to Paris from Tehran to finalize his divorce […]
This week on DVD we look at the stellar Oscar winning foreign drama A Separation, Richard Linklater's unfortunately slept on Bernie, the direct to DVD efforts Breathless, A Girl Walks into a Bar, and the Dolph Lundgren starring One in the Chamber. Oh, and some indie film called The Hunger Games