A group of middle-class friends travel from Tehran to spend the weekend at the seaside. Sepideh invites Elly, who is her daughter's teacher, to travel with the three families in order to ... See full summary »
Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years just before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. The abused and suppressed children of the villagers seem to be at the heart of this mystery.
Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.
Francis Ford Coppola
A group of middle-class friends travel from Tehran to spend the weekend at the seaside. Sepideh invites Elly, who is her daughter's teacher, to travel with the three families in order to introduce her to their recently divorced friend Ahmad, now living in Germany. The next morning, the two women go shopping in the town and Elly says that she has to return to Tehran because her mother has been recently submitted to hospital for heart surgery, but Sepideh asks her to stay and hides her luggage. The children are playing in the sea and one mother asks Elly to watch them. Out of the blue, Sepideh's daughter calls to some men playing volleyball to rescue one of the children from the water. After rescuing the little boy they seek out Elly, questioning whether she has drowned or returned to Tehran. What has happened to Elly? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
According to director Asghar Farhadi, the film was not accepted into one Japanese film festival, since the movie's depiction of Iran was quite different from the idea that most foreign (especially Western) people tend to have of this country. See more »
Long breath taking shots. Perfect crew. Fantastic location. Sharpe and best cinematography & screenplay.
I pause when Taraneh Alidoosti flying kite. Unknowingly, I got some thrilling feeling. the screenplay, background music, camera and she brought me to like it was real and I was in front of sea to watching it. I took long breath to realise it was movie.
I feel that I was connected to film that is The director's touch and won the audience.
It is My second Iranian film and it changed everything about Iran. I missed lot. I plan to watch more film from various director.
Really It is great one, everyone must watch.
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