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A Separation

Released

Jan 20, 2012

Latest Home Video

Aug 21, 2012

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Director

Asghar Farhadi

Cast

Leila Hatami
Peyman Moaadi
Sareh Bayat

Studio

2011 Sony Pictures Classics

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Synopsis

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.

Content Details

Why Is A Separation Rated PG-13?

A Separation is rated PG-13 for mature thematic material.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in A Separation...

Violence: A scuffle occurs between a man and a woman. Quarreling men get into a brief fistfight and a bloody nose is shown. A desperate character angrily hits himself. A miscarried pregnancy is referred to. An elderly man’s safety is jeopardized through inattentive care. Mild harassment and property damage occur.

Sexual Content: An elderly man is seen shirtless and discussions occur about the removal of his clothing in order for him to use the bathroom.

Language: Infrequent mild profanities and one scatological slang term are used.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to A Separation.

In Win Win an American man in deep financial trouble is tempted to bend a few rules. Children of Heaven depicts the struggles of another family living in Iran. A woman, who left Iran as a child, shares her immigrant experiences in the semi-autobiographical animation Persepolis.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
G Violence. Coarse Language.
AB PG Mature Subject Matter.
MB PG Violence, Mature Theme.
ON PG Mature Theme, Subtitled.
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
PG

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of A Separation...

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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