A Separation

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A Separation

2011 Iranian drama film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, starring Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Shahab Hosseini, Sareh Bayat, and Sarina Farhadi add

Category: Movies & TV (402)

Launched in 2011.

Countries: Iran (36%), France (36%), United States (18%)

Main connections: Asghar Farhadi, The Tree of Life (film), Tahar Rahim

Linked to: Broadcast Film Critics Association, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Screenplay, Motion Picture Association, Time Out




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Roger Ebert ranked the film No. 1 on his The Best Films of 2011 list and wrote: "A Separation" will become one of those enduring masterpieces watched decades from now" add something


The film was voted No. 3 in the annual "indieWire" critic survey for 2011, No. 4 in the 2011 poll by Film Comment, and was ranked No. 5 on Paste Magazine's 50 Best Movies of 2011 add something


"A Separation" was voted the second best film of 2011 in the annual "Sight & Sound" critic poll, as well as in the LA Weekly Film Poll 2011 add something


Fajr International Film Festival - The film premiered on 9 February 2011 at the 29th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran add something


Asghar Farhadi - His latest film "A Separation", premiered on 9 February 2011 at the 29th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran and received rave reviews from the Iran Society of Film Critics


The ban was lifted in the beginning of October 2011 after Farhadi claimed to have been misperceived and apologized for his remarks add something


"A Separation" won the Academy award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012, becoming the first Iranian film to win the award add something


Leila Hatami - In 2012 A Separation won the Academy *award Oscar for best foreign film in which Leila played the leading female role


Asghar Farhadi - On 15 January 2012, his movie "A Separation" won the Golden Globe for the Best Foreign Language Film


Asghar Farhadi - On the 26 February 2012, "A Separation" became the first Iranian movie to have received an Oscar for the best foreign language film at the 84th edition of the Academy *awards


The Intouchables - In July 2012, it became the top grossing foreign language film of 2012 in North America, surpassing "A Separation"


Ali Mosaffa - In October 2012, Mosaffa joined Oscar winning director of A Separation, Asghar Farhadi in Paris; starring alongside Bérénice Bejo and Tahar Rahim for Farhadi's first foreign language film, "Le Passé" or "The Past" set to premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2013


"A Separation" was later named the ninth-greatest film of the 21st century in a 2016 BBC critics' poll add something