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A Separation

Jodaeiye Nader az Simin

Directed by Asghar Farhadi
Iran, 2011

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Naders refusal to allow his wife Simin and their daughter leave Iran on account of his father’s failing health initiates a complicated series of events as Simin tries unsuccessfully to divorce him. So he hires a young woman named Razieh to look after his father, but things go wrong.

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A Separation
Directed by Asghar Farhadi

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2011 | 9 wins including: Golden Bear (Competition)

Academy Awards

2012 | Winner: Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

2012 | Nominee: Best Writing, Original Screenplay

Independent Spirit Awards

2012 | Winner: Best International Film

Toronto International Film Festival

2011 | 2nd place: People's Choice Award

2011 | Contemporary World Cinema

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