The Past

21 Feb 2018

Director: Asghar Farhadi

Iran, France, Italy


130 min

In this intricate drama, Marie attempts to resolve difficulties with her estranged husband. Following a four year separation, Ahmad returns to Paris from Tehran, upon his French wife’s request, in order to finalise their divorce procedure. During his brief stay, Ahmad discovers the conflicting nature of Marie’s relationship with her daughter Lucie. Ahmad’s efforts to improve this relationship soon unveil a secret from their past. Accomplished director, Farhadi, lays an elegantly patterned mosaic of detail, unexpected plot turns, suspenseful twists and revelations.

Nominated Golden Globe 2014 – Best Motion Picture Foreign Language