The Salesman


The Salesman
After their old flat becomes damaged, a young couple living in Tehran are forced to move into a new apartment. Eventually, an incident linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple’s life. This Iranian film won the Best Foreign Language Oscar, as well as other awards. In Persian and English with English subtitles.

132 minutes.
Parental Guidance 10-12 (Language).
Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi, Mina Sadati, Farid Sajjadi Hosseini, Mojtaba Pirzadeh
Director
Asghar Farhadi
ScreenplayAsghar Farhadi
MusicSattar Oraki
CinematographyHossein Jafarian
EditingHayedeh Safiyari
Made in2016
Produced byArte France Cinéma, Doha Film Institute, Farhadi Film Production, Memento Films Production

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageMild to moderate, fairly frequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceLow impact, infrequent, brief
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

PG-13: Parents Strongly CautionedRated PG-13 for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image
Runtime124
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
14 +
Positive messages
0
Positive role models
0
Violence
4
Sex
1
Language
3
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
0

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Deborah Young quote iconTrauma triggers cracks in young couple's relationship.
15
Die Burger
Paul Boekkooi quote iconIneenvlegting van talle verhaalelemente geniaal.
15
Metacritic.com
36 critics
17
Rottentomatoes critics
152 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconThe Salesman takes an ambitiously complex look at thought-provoking themes, and the well-acted results prove another consistently absorbing entry in writer-director Asghar Farhadi’s distinguished filmography.
19
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
15
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconOscar-winning Iranian film has violence, some language.
10

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
168 users
15
Rottentomatoes users
5288 users
15
Internet
19972 Netizens
16

Average .. 77%

15

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