A Separation at Cine Labia

Set in contemporary Iran, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents’ home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader.

A Separation
[2 hour / Persian (with English subtitles) / Iran]

Direction & Editing: Asghar Farhadi
Camera: Mahmoud Kalari
Editing: Hayedeh Safiyari
Starring: Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Shahab Hosseini

Set in contemporary Iran, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents’ home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader.

The film moves beyond one couple’s sundering marriage to reveal growing rifts between generations, ideologies, religious mind-sets, genders and classes in Iran.

Awards:
Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film
Golden Globe Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
Golden Bear for Best Film

Looking forward to seeing you all

Sunday 25 March 2012 at 5:30 pm
Majlis Cultural Centre 
Flat 1 – Christina Apartments – Police Chowki lane 
(opp. Samrat Electronics) 
Kalina Market – Santa Cruz (E)

All women and transpersons welcome!

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