Iranian cinema on İzmir screen
Following the Oscar-winning “A Separation,” Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s latest film “The Past” can be seen today at İzmir Movie Theater at 7 p.m.
The film follows Ahmad who returns from Tehran to Paris following a four-year separation, to finalize the divorce procedure from his French wife Marie. Marie wishes to marry her new partner, Samir, but 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. The first film that director Asghar Farhadi has made outside Iran, The Past is an intricate family drama with emotional suspense and absorbing dialogue.