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The Salesman

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Original title
Forushande (The Salesman)aka
  • Le client
Running time
125 min.
Iran Iran
Asghar Farhadi
Sattar Oraki
Hossein Jafarian
, , ,
Co-production Iran-France; arte France Cinéma / Farhadi Film Production / Memento Films Production
Drama | Psychological Drama
Synopsis / Plot
When a couple (Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidoosti) must vacate their collapsing upscale apartment building, a friend offers them a new space to live but doesn't relay that it was formerly inhabited by a woman of ill repute. An incident linked to the previous tenant will dramatically change the young couple’s life.
2016: Academy Awards: Oscar Best Foreign Language Film
2016: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
2016: Cannes Film Festival: Best Actor (Shahab Hosseini) & Best Screenplay
2016: National Board of Review (NBR): Best Foreign Film
2016: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
2016: Valladolid International Film Festival - Seminci: Official Selection
2016: Satellite Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
2017: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Film not in the English Language
2017: Guldbagge Awards (Sweden): Best Foreign Film
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