The Past (PG)
Thu 01 Jan 1970
3.30pm, 6pm & 8.15pm
France/Italy, 2013, 130 mins. Asghar Farhadi
Iranian director Farhadi follows the international success of A Separation with this brilliantly mounted drama. Ahmed travels from Teheran to visit his estranged French wife in Paris and finalise their divorce. Touching on themes of family and relationships, love and loyalty, and secrets and lies The Past delivers a well-sculpted tale of carefully engineered revelations and deeper human truths.
‘A mesmerically assured piece of filmmaking, crammed with performances as raw as steak tartare.’