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Must-watch: Trailer for award-winning Iranian film The Salesman

A Cannes favourite

Text: Faizal Dahlawia


Image: Memento Films

One of the best cinematic stories out of Iran has just released its international trailer and it's a must-watch.

Iranian film The Salesman has unveiled its first international trailer. Directed by renowned filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, the film stars Shahab Hosseini (Emad) and Taraneh Alidoosti (Rana) who play a young couple that are forced to find a new home. However, their lives change forever after an attack on Rana, which leads to Emaed's quest for revenge. The film had won the Best Screenplay Award as well as Best Actor for Hosseini at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

For more regional films, read about Barakah Meets Barakah's Oscar nomination nod.

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