- Original title
Darbareye Elly (About Elly)
- Running time
- 119 min.
Asghar Farhadi (Story: Azad Jafarian, Asghar Farhadi)
Drama. Mystery | Friendship
- Synopsis / Plot
- In the wake of his failed marriage in Germany, Ahmad returns to Tehran. With the holidays approaching, Ahmad's friend Sepideh organizes a weekend getaway to the Caspian Sea with a group of old college friends. But one member of the group sticks out like a sore thumb: she's a pretty kindergarten teacher named Elly, and Sepideh thought she would be a perfect match for Ahmad. In order to rent a spacious beach house for the group to share, Sepideh told the elderly landlady that Ahmad and Elly were newlyweds. But the truth is Elly has never even met Ahmad, and she doesn't share a close bond with the rest of the friends. Strangely enough, on the very first night of the trip Elly naturally endears herself to the tight-knit group. The following day, however, Elly vanishes without a trace, sparking a frantic search that sours the festivities, and revealing the casual deceits that are shared amongst friends.
: Berlin Film Festival: Best Director
: Festival Tribeca: Best Movie
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