July 3, 2012

'A Separation' Blu-ray details

The winner of a ton of awards, including the 2011 Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards, A Separation will be coming to Blu-ray and DVD on August 21st from Sony Pictures Classics.

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 and 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.

  • Commentary with Director Asghar Farhadi
  • “An Evening with Asghar Farhadi”
  • “Birth of a Director”

A SEPARATION was written, directed and produced by Asghar Faradi. The film was executive produced by Negar Eskandarfar.

A SEPARATION has a run time of 123 minutes and is rated PG-13 for mature thematic material. The film is in Persian with English subtitles. 

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