The Salesman

Still from The Salesman

The Salesman

Friday, 20 April 2018, 20:00

Venue: (see Locations and Tickets for further details)

Programme category: Forest Row Film Society

Director: Asghar Farhadi, Iran 2016, 124 mins, PG

“smart, ambitious…well-crafted drama” Guardian

A young couple taking part in an amateur production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman are forced to move to 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.

“This quietly provocative drama won the Iranian director Asghar Farhadi his second Oscar” The Times

Further reading

  1. Observer
  2. Independent
  3. Interview with Asghar Farhadi
  4. New York Times
  5. RogerEbert.com
  6. Eye for Film

Trailer