THE SALESMAN (Forushande)
Venue: Nerve Centre
Forced to leave their home, Iranian couple Ranaa and Emad rent an apartment from a work colleague. Unaware that the previous tenant was a prostitute with many clients, they settle into their new home. By a nasty turn of events one of the clients pays a visit to the apartment one night while Ranaa is home alone, and the aftermath has a devastating impact on the couple’s lives.
Winner of the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film.
“Features an excellent supporting performance from Babek Karimi who runs the gauntlet from guilty perpetrator to vulnerable victim…” Allan Hunter, Screen Daily
Director: Asghar Farhadi.
Cast: Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi, Nellie.
Language: Persian & English