Film Series: The Salesman

2016. Iran. Dir: Asghar Farhadi. With Taraneh Alidoosti. 125 min.


A married pair of actors are forced to hastily move to a new apartment; despite their best e orts to settle in, the shadow of the previous resident’s past looms over their lives. Set against the backdrop of a Persian production of Miller’s eponymous tragedy, Farhadi’s (A Separation) Oscar-winning thriller offers a frightening exploration of intimate violence.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / $5