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Domestic truths are explored in The Past
Academy award-winning Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi presents a expertly structured dissection of the fraying lines of love, commitment and detachment between a couple on the verge of divorce in The Past .
A nuclear power plant serves as the setting for a forbidden romance as volatile as the facility itself in the intense, brilliantly acted second feature from Rebecca Zlotowski .
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Director Gilles Legrand creates a powerful and moving drama with echoes of nothing less than King Lear and the novels of Balzac.
The Past: Worth treasuring
One of the best pictures of 2013, Iranian writer-director Asghar Faradi's The Past not only failed to earn an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign-Language Film, it didn't even make it to the shortlist round, the pool of nine titles from which the Academy chose the five nominees.
Review: 'The Past' captivates and compels as part mystery, part dysfunction tale
Tahar Rahim and Berenice Bejo are both waiting for their previous marriages to end in 'The Past.'
Genre: Drama Mystery Directed by: Asghar Farhadi Starring: Berenice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Ali Mosaffa, Pauline Burlet, Elyes Aguis, Sabrina Ouazani Asghar Farhadi's new film The Past doesn't have the immediate impact of his Oscar-winning A Separation , and it certainly hasn't quite the same level of awards cache, but the further away I get from it, ... (more)
'The Past': Iranian director Farhadi scores again
More than one separation is at the heart of "The Past," Asghar Farhadi's first film made outside his native Iran.