• The Salesman (2017)

The Salesman

Release Date: January 27th, 2017

DVD Release Date: May 2nd, 2017

PG-13 |2 hr 5 min

Plot Summary

After their flat becomes damaged, Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti), a young couple living in Tehran, Iran, must move into another apartment. Once relocated, a sudden eruption of violence linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes their lives, creating a simmering tension between husband and wife.

Cast: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi, Farid Sajjadi Hosseini, Mina Sadati, Maral Bani Adam, Mehdi Koushki, Emad Emami

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: Memento Films, Arte France Cinema, Doha Film Institute, Asghar Farhadi

Keywords: Husband, Escape, Mystery, Emotional, Brooding, Wife, Fall, Revenge, Gripping


Winner Foreign Language Film
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language
Nominated Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2018)