The Salesman (2016)

 ●  Persian ● 2 hrs 5 mins

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A high school teacher seeks revenge against the perpetrator who attacked his wife in their apartment.
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Did you know? The movie has break the record for best opening for a movie in Iranian movies industry. Read More
Revealing neorealistic drama of hurt pride and revenge.

Returning to film in his native Iran after the French interlude of The Past, Asghar Farhadi continues his exploration of the dark side of the soul, using a traumatic assault to trigger a young husband’s uncontrollable thirst for revenge.

as Babak
as Emad
as Mrs. Shahnazari
as Ali
as Kati
as Siavash
as Sanam
as Majid
as Mojgan
as Sadra
as Esmat




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Film Type:
Feature Film
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Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 (Flat)
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how it is possible someone (the old man) with heart problems can run away and no one can get this ?
The Salesman was selected for the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), held in Goa.

Farhadi was so taken by this project that he decided to stop his ongoing project in Spain with Penelope Cruz and return to Iran to shoot this movie in his home country.

This is the 4th movie by Farhadi that submit from Iran to compete in OSCAR. Three previous movies are: 1. About Eli 2. A Separation 3. The Past He won Oscar for A Separation.

During early production, Farhadi posted an ad on social media asking people to send in short video auditions of themselves. Thousands of Iranians participated in this call for auditions with the hope of appearing in Farhadi's latest film.

This is Asghar Farhadi's 4th collabration with Taraneh Alidoosti an third with shahab Hosseini

The shooting has stopped due to the sudden death of Yadollah Najafi, famous sound recorder this project.

The movie has break the record for best opening for a movie in Iranian movies industry.

The original persian title is "Forushande" which means The Salesman.Because there is another french movie made in 2016 named "Le Vendeur" which means the salesman again ,they had to change the name in french to Le Client which means the customer.

Winner of best actor and best screenplay award at Cannes 2016.