The Salesman (Forushande)

PG-13 (for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image)
Running time:
125 minutes

After their old flat becomes damaged, Emad and Rana, 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.

Release date:
January 27, 2017
Quick review:
Nominated for an Oscar for best foreign film, Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s latest domestic masterwork is about a pair of young husband-and-wife actors (Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidoosti), rehearsing for a new production of “Death of a Salesman,” whose world falls apart when an intruder almost assaults the wife. Her husband becomes possessed by rage and vengeance and loses his humanity.