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Forushande (2016)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 27 January 2017 (USA)
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Forushande (The Salesman) is the story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.

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Farid Sajjadi Hosseini ...
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Mina Sadati ...
Mojtaba Pirzadeh ...
Majid
Sam Valipour ...
Sadra
Emad Emami ...
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Mehdi Koushki ...
Siavash
Maral Bani Adam ...
Kati
Shirin Aghakashi ...
Esmat
Ehteram Boroumand ...
Mrs. Shahnazari
Sahra Asadollahe ...
Mojgan
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Forced to leave their collapsing house, Ranaa and Emad, an Iranian couple who happen to be performers rehearsing for Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" rent a new apartment from one of their fellow performers. Unaware of the fact that the previous tenant had been a woman of ill repute having many clients, they settle down. By a nasty turn of events one of the clients pays a visit to the apartment one night while Ranaa is alone at home taking a bath and the aftermath turns the peaceful life of the couple upside down. Written by Hossein sr

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image | See all certifications »
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$71,078 (USA) (27 January 2017)

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$705,239 (USA) (10 February 2017)
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During early production, Farhadi posted an ad on social media asking people to send in short video auditions of themselves. Thousands of Iranians participated in this call for auditions with the hope of appearing in Farhadi's latest film. See more »

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how it is possible someone (the old man) with heart problems can run away and no one can get this ? See more »

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Emad: I like to bring a loader and ruin all of this city.
Babak: They ruined this city once ,they built it again and now this is it.
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35 years of love or betrayal?
20 September 2016 | by (Iran) – See all my reviews

I loved how this movie had some women characters that shows the exact situation of Iranian women. The old lady: "Oh...thank god you are alive.Thank you for saving him.He is my everything.I can't live without him."These are the words of an old lady in a 35 year-old marriage toward his husband which has been cheating on her for 3 years!How dumb is she!? It's the story of many women in Iran which because of their situation should obey their husbands and love them blindly. Raana: She has been raped but she doesn't have the courage to sue also she is so embarrassed that this may become a discredit to her. The prostitute: Imagine A mother with a young daughter what should she do for a living?Nothing in a society specified for Men but to sell her body to those Men! And finally the woman in the taxi: This woman knows the situation of all the women above. she is now a women who had lost her trust to all men.Either something happened to her or to her friends she now sees men all like together.She's so paranoid that she doesn't see that Emad is doing nothing.

There are many other scenes i loved about the film for example when one of the student asked "how does a man become a cow?"and Emad answered "gradually" and It was actually proved during the film when an old man doesn't find it shameful to touch someone's wife while a kid find it shameful to go to bathroom with his mother's friend!!So again a man gradually becomes a cow!!


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