The Past
aka Le passé
First screened in September 2013
Director: Asghar Farhadi. Cast: Ali Mosaffa, Bérénice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Pauline Burlet, Elyes Aguis, Sabrina Ouazani, Babak Karimi, Jeanne Jestin, Aleksandra Klebanska. Screenplay: Asghar Farhadi.
Twitter Capsule: Turgid, sporadically wise wallow in exposition, with few stakes for viewers. Stale visuals. Farhadi's rhythmic gift fails.

Photo © 2013 Memento Films/Sony Pictures Classics
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Foreign Language Film

Other Awards:
Cannes Film Festival: Best Actress (Bejo); Prize of the Ecumenical Jury
National Board of Review: Best Foreign Language Film

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