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The UCLU Iranian Society invites you to a free film screening of Nader & Simin, A Separation (Jodaeiye Nader az Simin)
Winner of the 2011 Best Foreign Film Golden Globe, nominated for an Oscar and first film to ever win three Bears at the Berlin Film Festival (Best Actress, Best Actor & Best Film in 2011).
Watch the trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjTkXGRhy9w
When his wife (Leila Hatami) leaves him, Nader (Peyman Moadi) hires a young woman (Sareh Bayat) to take care of his suffering father (Ali-Asghar Shahbazi). But he doesn't know his new maid is not only pregnant, but also working without her unstable husband's (Shahab Hosseini) permission. Soon, Nader finds himself entangled in a web of lies manipulation and public confrontations.
Location: Roberts 508
This is a movie that makes you pay attention to action and consequences in a way that has more or less completely disappeared from mainstream cinema. (David Sexton, This is London)
With great power and subtlety, Farhadi transforms this ugly quarrel into a contemporary tragedy. (Peter Bradshaw, Guardian)
99% of Critics & 94% of viewers liked it. (Rotten Tomatoes)
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Starring: Sareh Bayat, Sarina Farhadi, Leila Hatami, Babak Karimi, Merila Zarei, Peyman Moadi & Shahab Hosseini.