About

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

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Directed by

Asghar Farhadi

Written by

Asghar Farhadi (Screenplay)

Runtime

123 minutes

Country

Iran

Language

Persian

Tagline

Ugly truth, sweet lies.

Cast

Keywords

maid class money iranian emigration marital separation divorce tehran iran alzheimer's disease caregiver

Photos

Lists

#109 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#533 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#22 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#5 on The 50 best films of the decade so far The Dissolve

Awards

Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay Asghar Farhadi