If you'd like to have dinner before the movie, please note that when you RSVP (add "dinner," using the "Join the Conversation" box), so we can get a head count. We'll go to Cafe 220 (click for info). Meet there at 5:30 PM. We'll head to the theater around 6:40 PM. Show time is 7:00 PM. (Running time: 130 minutes.) Non-diners, we'll meet you at the Aquarius around 6:45 PM.
After a four year separation and at his estranged French wife Marie's (Bérénice Bejo, The Artist) request, Ahmad (Ali Mosaffa, Leila) returns to Paris from Tehran in order to finalize their divorce procedure so she can marry her new boyfriend Samir (Tahar Rahim, A Prophet). During his tense brief stay, Ahmad discovers the conflicting nature of Marie's relationship with their teenage daughter Lucie (Pauline Burlet), and his efforts to improve this relationship soon unveil a secret from their past. A terrific cast creates in-depth characters in this gripping story told with generous empathy.
Winner of two awards at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival: Best Actress (Bejo) and the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. Iran's official selection for consideration at the 86th Academy Awards.
From the Oscar-winning director of A Separation (Best Foreign Language Film), writer/director Asghar Farhadi.
If you want to go for coffee after the movie, meet outside the theater after the show, and we'll pick a place.