Tuesday 30th January

Athlone Film Club presents:

The Salesman

Tues 13th February 8 p.m.

Tickets available at the door and include a complimentary refreshment.

Doors open at 7.30.pm.

 

Dir: Asghar Farhadi

Iran / 2016 / 125 mins

Cert: 12A

Language: Persian

 

Young acting couple Rana and Emad must find a new home when the crumbling Tehran building in which they live threatens to collapse. They take up the offer from a fellow actor of an empty apartment, but the murky history of the accommodation’s previous tenant lead to a sudden violent act involving Rana. As each of them struggles to come to terms with what has happened, the strain starts to affect their relationship.

Award-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (A Separation, The Past), with the aid of the outstanding performances of his two lead actors, delivers another characteristically taut, moral drama, which recently picked up the Oscar® for Best Foreign Language Film.

 

 

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