THE PAST (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Bérénice Bejo (The Artist), Tahar Rahim (A Prophet), Ali Mosaffa (The Last Step), Pauline Burlet (La Vie en Rose), Elyes Aguis (film debut), Jeanne Jestin (film debut), Sabrina Ouazani (Of Gods and Men), Babak Karimi (A Separation), Valeria Cavalli (Double Team)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Asghar Farhadi (A Separation), director, writer; Alexandre Mallet-Guy (Golden Door), producer; Evgueni Galperine (The Family) and Youli Galperine (film debut), composers; Mahmoud Kalari (Another Day), cinematographer; Juliette Welfling (The Hunger Games), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Ahmad (Mosaffa), an Iranian man, arrives in Paris to finalize his divorce from Marie (Bejo), who has begun a relationship with a young Arab man named Samir (Rahim). But the relationship between Marie and eldest daughter Lucie (Burlet) is strained due to her disapproving of her mother’s new beau…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Oscar-winning director Asghar Farhadi returns with his follow-up to critical darling A Separation, this time accompanied by leading lady Bérénice Bejo.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 28TH MARCH 2014

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