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A Separation

Simin's (Leila Hatami) dream of a brighter future for her daughter (Sarina Farhadi) includes leaving her homeland, Iran. But her husband (Peyman Moaadi) won't even consider the idea because of his duty to take care of his aging father (Ali-Asghar Shahbazi). These conflicting goals threaten to separate the couple. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 123
Theater Release: 20 Jan 2012
Video Release: 21 Aug 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: A Separation

Release Date: 21 August 2012

A Separation releases to home video (Blu-ray) with the following bonus extras:

- Commentary with Asghar Farhadi

- An Evening with Asghar Farhadi

- Birth of a Director behind-the-scenes featurette

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