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A Separation (Blu-ray)

Set in contemporary Iran, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader. When Nader hires a young woman to assist with his father in his wife's absence, he hopes that his life will return to a normal state. However, when he discovers that the new maid has been lying to him, he realizes that there is more on the line than just his marriage.

Year: 2011
Genre: Alice's 500 Greatest Films, Drama, African & Middle Eastern
Country: France, Iran
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Starring: Leila Hatami, Sareh Bayat
Duration: 117 Minutes
Rating: PG
8.3/10
Location in store: Alice's 500 Greatest Films

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