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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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Asghar Farhadi

Writer:

Asghar Farhadi
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shahab Hosseini ... Emad Etesami
Taraneh Alidoosti ... Rana Etesami
Mina Sadati ... Sanam
Babak Karimi ... Babak
Farid Sajjadi Hosseini Farid Sajjadi Hosseini ... The man
Maral Bani Adam Maral Bani Adam ... Kati
Sam Valipour Sam Valipour ... Sadra
Ehteram Boroumand Ehteram Boroumand ... Mrs. Shahnazari
Shirin Aghakashi Shirin Aghakashi ... Esmat
Emad Emami Emad Emami ... Ali
Sahra Asadollahe Sahra Asadollahe ... Mojgan
Mojtaba Pirzadeh Mojtaba Pirzadeh ... Majid
Mehdi Koushki Mehdi Koushki ... Siavash
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Storyline

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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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

Iran | France

Language:

Persian | English

Release Date:

31 August 2016 (Iran) See more »

Also Known As:

El viajante See more »

Filming Locations:

Tehran, Iran See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$71,078, 29 January 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$3,402,067, 14 April 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,216,318, 19 March 2017
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D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The shooting of the film was stopped for about a week because of the sudden death of the veteran sound recorder Yadollah Najafi. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Emad: Don't worry about it, it's just the first 100 years that are tough.
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References SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) See more »

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Solfege
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Written by Sattar Oraki
Performed by Hana Kamkar, Emad Emami, Ali Baghfar, Maral Bani Adam, Mehdi Koushki and Payam Eghdami
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Asghar Farhadi Is A Legend.
25 January 2017 | by SameirAliSee 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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