The Salesman

Opens Friday, February 17
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2hr 05mins // directed by:Asghar Farhadi // featuring:Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi // in Persian and French with English subtitles

After their old flat becomes damaged, Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti), a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment.

However, once relocated, a sudden eruption of violence linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple’s life, creating a simmering tension between husband and wife.

Click here to view our panel discussion about the film, recorded on Sunday, February 19, 2017. 

 

★★★★ – Peter Keough, The Boston Globe

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