over 2 years
Family juggles cultural complexities, serious accusations, and raising their daughter.
over 4 years
Engrossing depiction of a dissolving family and marriage in a complex culture
over 6 years
When people separate everyone gets brought into their hell
over 6 years
well paced..great flow throughout..must watch..The Farhadi show..
over 7 years
Beautiful, realistic and absolutely heart wrenching. One of 2011's best movies. You'll cry
Nader and Simin, A Separation (Persian: جدایی نادر از سیمین, translit. Jodái-e Náder az Simin) is a 2011 Iranian drama film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, starring Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Shahab Hosseini, Sareh Bayat and Sarina Farhadi. It focuses on an Iranian middle-class couple who separate, and the intrigues which follow when the husband hires a lower-class caretaker for his elderly father. The film received the Golden Bear for Best Film and the Silver Bears for Best Actress and Best Actor at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival, becoming the first Iranian film to win the Golden Bear. The film is the official Iranian candidate for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards.
Nader and Simin have been married for fourteen years and live with their eleven-year-old daughter Termeh in Tehran. The family belongs to the urban upper middle-class and the couple are on the verge of separation. Simin wants to leave the country with her husband and daughter, as...