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Forushande (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 31 August 2016 (Iran)
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While both participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.

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Forced to leave their collapsing house, Ranaa and Emad, an Iranian couple who happen to be performers rehearsing for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" rent a new apartment from one of their fellow performers. Unaware of the fact that the previous tenant had been a woman of ill repute having many clients, they settle down. By a nasty turn of events one of the clients pays a visit to the apartment one night while Ranaa is alone at home taking a bath and the aftermath turns the peaceful life of the couple upside down. Written by Hossein sr

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend:

$71,078 (USA) (27 January 2017)

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$3,402,067 (USA) (14 April 2017)
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This is the 4th movie directed by Asghar Farhadi to be chosen as Iran's submission for the Academy Award for 'Best Foreign Language Film'. The previous movies were Darbareye Elly (2009), A Separation (2011), and Le passé (2013).

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Iranian actresses are not allowed to appear without hijabs. And Iranian women don't wear hijab in their home. Farhadi always find a way to solve this problem like there is always a stranger in the house but in the scene Rana is cleaning the house she is all alone and still wearing a hijab. See more »

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Rana Etesami: Emad... You are taking revenge on him!
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Asghar Farhadi Is A Legend.
25 January 2017 | by (Dubai) – See all my reviews

Asghar Farhadi is an amazing director. His 4 films are nominated for Oscar in a row. Amonth them, "A Separation" won the first Oscar and Golden globe to an Iranian movie. His direction style and making always impress me.

"The Salesman" is the story of a couple who move to a new apartment, unaware that it was occupied by a prostitute before them. A customer of the old tenant makes a visit to the apartment that makes the couples life upside down.

The husband is searching for the visitor for a revenge, but ends up in a sweet revenge story, or so called.

I was so impressed by the movie that I have no words to explain or describe it. Asghar Farhadi's free and candid type of visuals makes the movie more lively. Close ups make the drama more intense.

The movie is such an emotional drama that you don't want to miss.

A must watch. Highly recommended.

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