A SEPARATION: April’s Theatrical Pick

Remember folks, this film was the TFC Theatrical Pick, and will be discussed on our meeting night for April 18, 2012 at 924 Broadway.

A married couple are faced with a difficult decision – to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer’s disease.

Director:

Writer:

Asghar Farhadi

Stars:

Tagline: Sweet lies–ugly truth.
Nader (‘Peyman Moaadi’ ) and Simin (Leila Hatami) argue about living abroad. Simin prefers to live abroad to provide better opportunities for their only daughter, Termeh. However, Nader refuses to go because he thinks he must stay in Iran and take care of his father (Ali-Asghar Shahbazi), who suffers from Alzheimers. However, Simin is determined to get a divorce and leave the country with her daughter
The discussion leader for this film will be Mohsen Merganberri.
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About Glenn Buttkus

Former actor and Special Ed teacher for the blind, newly retired, spending my days struggling as poet, photographer, novelist, husband, and grandfather.
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