Bejo (The Artist) digs deep into the secrets and lies that have afflicted all her relationships, in a wonderfully affecting film that haunts you long after it ends. show more
The Past plays out within narrower bounds than "A Separation," and often at lower velocity — a few moments feel almost Chekhovian. Yet the film is commanding in its own right, another exploration of a volatile situation — an estranged husband returning from Iran when his wife requests a divorce — in which flashes of insight or understanding lead to new mysteries. show more
Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi pursues his exploration of guilt, choice and responsibility in a superbly written, directed and acted drama that commands attention every step of the way. show more
White subtitles need to be outlined in black so that you can still read them on a light background. That might have helped a little in understanding this complex web of human interaction and emotion.
The film's characters are absolutely believable. You can feel their emotion. The children are beyond actors, they are the character themselves. The film moves with ease and intensity....The last few moments pull you, captivate you, cause you to hold your breath and wait.....................