A Separation

Director:   Asghar Farhadi
Year:   2011
Language:   Persian
Time:   123 minutes

A modern Iranian couple's marriage is threatened by opposing needs. The wife wishes to emigrate so their daughter may live in a more open society. The husband feels compelled to stay and care for his aging father. Iranian family law adds another layer to the anguish of their situation.

Rated PG-13 for content.

Post-film discussion led by Lex Miller.


About the director Asghar Farhadi.

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