A Separation



A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.

  1. Asghar Farhadi

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Leila Hatami

    Leila Hatami


  2. Payman Maadi

    Payman Maadi


  3. Shahab Hosseini

    Shahab Hosseini


  4. Sareh Bayat

    Sareh Bayat


  5. Sarina Farhadi


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A Separation
A Separation



Original Title جدایی نادر از سیمین

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 29, 2011


    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language Persian

Runtime 2h 3m

Budget $500,000.00

Revenue $24,426,169.00



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