Hero

Winner
Grand Prix
Cannes Film Festival
Winner
François Chalais Award
Cannes Film Festival
Nominee
Palme d’Or
Cannes Film Festival
A superb morality play that immerses us deeply in a society's values and rituals and keeps us guessing right to its powerful final shot.

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A Hero

Rahim (Amir Jadidi) is in prison because of a debt he was unable to repay. During a two-day leave, he tries to convince his creditor (Mohsen Tanabandeh) to withdraw his complaint against the payment of part of the sum, but things don't go as planned. Written and directed by two-time Academy Award®-winning director Asghar Farhadi.
PG-13
Genre
Drama, Thriller
Runtime
128
Language
Farsi
Director
Asghar Farhadi
Writer(s)
Asghar Farhadi
Cast
Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaiy
Awards:
Winner, Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival
Winner, François Chalais Award, Cannes Film Festival
Nominee, Palme d’Or, Cannes Film Festival
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FEATURED REVIEW
Anna SmithDeadline Hollywood Daily

As it takes more and more twists, the story veers on the edge of Shakespearean tragicomedy, with darkly funny results. But the dominant tone is dramatic, and occasionally tense and painful, as we watch our hero make dubious choices. As one of the prison chiefs says, Rahim is either very clever or ...

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