THE SALESMAN
Filmfest 2016

German Age Rating

Film Website

Forced out of their apartment due to dangerous works on a neighboring building, Emad and Rana move into a new flat in the center of Tehran. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life.

tags: Relationship, Feature film, Theatre, Crime/Murder

Cast: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi, Farid Sajjadihosseini, Mina Sadati

Credits

Screenplay: Asghar Farhadi

Director of Photography: Hossein Jafarian

Film Editor: Hayedeh Safiyari

Composer: Sattar Oraki

Production Designer: Keyvan Moghadam

Costume Design: Sara Samiee

Sound: Hossein Bashash

Producer: Alexandre Mallet-Guy, Asghar Farhadi

Co-Producer: Olivier Père, Rémi Burah

Production Company: Memento Films Production

Co-Production Company: ASGHAR FARHADI PRODUCTION, Arte France Cinema

World Sales: Memento Films Production

Distributor: Prokino Filmverleih GmbH

Director: Asghar Farhadi

biography

Asghar Farhadi was born in Iran in 1972. He earned his B.A. in drama from Tehran University and an M.A. in stage directing from Tarbiat Modarres University. He had his feature directing debut 2003 with DANCING IN THE DUST. His fourth film ABOUT ELLY won a Silver Bear at Berlin, A SEPARATION won a Golden Bear and the Oscar as Best Foreign Film 2011.