Past, The

You never feel like you're in the hands of anyone less than a master storyteller.
-Time Out New York
Magnificent and haunting, has the charged tension of a thriller.
-Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
Mr. Farhadi shows a masterly gift for moving his characters and camera through rooms that ? with a raised voice, a violent exit ? become stages in a ferocious domestic drama.
-Manohla Dargis, The New York Times
Grand conteur, excellent directeur d'acteurs, Farhadi maîtrise l'art d'entrelacer des liens complexes.
-Odile Tremblay, Le Devoir
Bérénice Bejo trouve le plus grand rôle de sa carrière.
-Manon Dumais, Voir

Synopsis

Following a four year separation, Ahmad returns to Paris from Tehran at his French wife Marie's request, in order to finalize their divorce. During his brief stay, Ahmad discovers the conflicting nature of Marie's relationship with her daughter Lucie. Ahmad's efforts to improve this relationship soon unveil a secret from their past.

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, January 24, 2014
Original Languages: French
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 130 min
Year: 2013

CREDITS

CAST
Ali Mosaffa
Berenice Bejo
Pauline Burlet
Tahar Rahim
DIRECTED BY
Asghar Farhadi

TRAILER


PHOTOS

Elyes Aguis as FouadPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Tahar Rahim as SamirPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Bérénice Bejo as MariePhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Bérénice Bejo as MariePhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Director Asghar Farhadi and Cinemtographer Mahmoud KalariPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Tahar Rahim as Samir and Elyes Aguis as FouadPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Tahar Rahim as Samir and Bérénice Bejo as Marie. Photo by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Bérénice Bejo as Marie and Ali Mosaffa as AhmadPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Bérénice Bejo as Marie and Ali Mosaffa as AhmadPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Bérénice Bejo and Director Asghar FarhadiPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Tahar Rahim as SamirPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Tahar Rahim as Samir and Bérénice Bejo as MariePhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Ali Mosaffa as AhmadPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Ali Mosaffa as AhmadPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to right: Bérénice Bejo as Marie and Tahar Rahim as SamirPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Pauline Burlet as LuciePhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Bérénice Bejo as MariePhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Sabrina Ouazani as NaïmaPhoto by Carole Bethuel © 2013, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics