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Film Festival: Screening of "A Separation" (Iran, 2011)

Monday, March 7, 2016
12:00 AM
Language Resource Center 1500 North Quad Video Viewing Room

Film: A Separation (Iran, 2011) - Persian with English subtitles.

RSVP required. Food served.

Synopsis: 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.

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