Ugly truth, sweet lies
Maybe we should get divorced ...
This Iranian film arrives with a long string of awards to its name, including the Best Foreign Language Oscar. The story revolves around a married couple who divorce, leaving dad looking after the daughter and his ill father. He hires a young woman to care for his dad, but when she falls down the stairs and has a miscarriage, her husband sues her employer. The resulting court case brings much to light, leading to complex interplay between the characters as legal and ethical questions in modern Iran are examined. In Persian language with English subtitles. Not to be missed.
123 minutes, No persons under 13 (Violence)
Drama, On the art circuit
Where's it showing?
Payman Maadi, Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat, Shahab Hosseini, Sarina Farhadi
|Sound formats||Dolby SR|
|Produced by||Asghar Farhadi|
Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report
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|FPB Report (SA)|
|Violence||Brief, realistic and moderate, infrequent|
|Comments||Foreign film with English subtitles and complex and mature themes of religious dogma explored.|
|These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.|
|What the Critics say|
|Cape Argus/The StarHelen Herimbi ||10|
|Die BurgerPaul Boekkooi ||15|
|Cape TimesDeborah Young ||15|
|Box Office (USA)Wade Major ||15|
|Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert||20|
|ReelViews (USA)James Berardinelli ||18|
|Rolling Stone (US)Peter Travers ||18|
|Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics ||17|
|Movie Review Intelligence (USA)46 critics||19|
|What the People say|
|IMDB69747 Netizens ||17|
|Average .. 85%||17|
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