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Nader And Simin - A Separation

(Jodaeiye Nader az Simin)

Director: Asghar Farhadi
Iran 2010
123 minutes
Cert: Club
Just when it seemed impossible for Iranian filmmakers to express themselves meaningfully outside the bounds of censorship, Asghar Farhadi’s Nader and Simin - A Separation comes along to prove the contrary. Apparently simple on a narrative level yet morally, psychologically and socially complex, it succeeds in bringing Iranian society into focus in a way few other films have done.

Winner - Golden Bear, Berlin Film Festival 2011