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The Salesman

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A finely cut gem of neorealist suspense … We’re caught up in something that can only be called suspense, and it’s galvanizing, but the suspense hinges purely on what’s going on in the characters’ hearts and minds.” –Variety

After their old flat becomes damaged, a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment. Eventually, an incident linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple’s life. The latest Chekhovian masterpiece from the Oscar-winning writer-director Asghar Farhadi (A SEPARATION) has the slow burn of film noir and the social won two awards at Cannes, and the Best Foreign Film award from the National Board of Review., and is shortlisted for the Oscar. (Iran-France, 2016, 125m, Cohen Media, digital)

Starts February 3