BIFF 2018: 26. september - 4. oktober
ORIGINAL TITLE:
Le Passé
Frankrike / 2013 / 2 t. 10 min.
LANGUAGE:
Fransk
UNDERTEKSTER:
Norsk
CAST:
Bérénice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Ali Mosaffa, Pauline Burlet, Elyes Aguis, Jeanne Jestin, Sabrine Ouazani, Babak Karimi, Valeria Cavalli
DIRECTOR:
Asghar Farhadi
WRITER:
Asghar Farhadi
CINEMATOGRAPHER:
Mahmoud Kalari
PRODUCER:
Alexandre Mallet-Guy
A new critically acclaimed film from the maker of A SEPARATION

In order to get some sense of closure about their relationship, Marie urges her husband Ahmad to travel to Paris to be present for the finalization of their divorce. Arriving from Tehran, Ahmad is thrust into Marie's chaotic life with her new boyfriend Samir and his son, as well as Marie's two girls from a relationship prior to Ahmad. As they are all cooped up in Marie's small house, tension runs high, and when Ahmad starts inquiring about Marie's teenage daughter's vehement anger, he uncovers secrets of the past that shed a whole new light on the situation.

 

Shown in 2013

Asghar Farhadi

ASGAHR FARHADI is among the most significant Iranian directors today, and has won several prestigious awards for his films, including Silver Bear for Best Director in Berlin and an Academy Award for Best Foreign language Film.