The Resource The salesman : Forushande, Amazon Studios and Cohen Media Group present ; a Memento Films production, Asghar Farhadi Production production ; in co-production with Arte France cinéma ; in association with Doha Films Institute, Arte France ; producers, Alexandre Mallet-Guy, Asghar Farhadi ; writer and director, Farhadi Asghar

The salesman : Forushande, Amazon Studios and Cohen Media Group present ; a Memento Films production, Asghar Farhadi Production production ; in co-production with Arte France cinéma ; in association with Doha Films Institute, Arte France ; producers, Alexandre Mallet-Guy, Asghar Farhadi ; writer and director, Farhadi Asghar

Label
The salesman : Forushande
Title
The salesman
Title remainder
Forushande
Statement of responsibility
Amazon Studios and Cohen Media Group present ; a Memento Films production, Asghar Farhadi Production production ; in co-production with Arte France cinéma ; in association with Doha Films Institute, Arte France ; producers, Alexandre Mallet-Guy, Asghar Farhadi ; writer and director, Farhadi Asghar
Title variation
Forushande
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Sponsor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • per
  • eng
  • spa
  • per
  • per
Summary
When their housing complex suddenly threatens to collapse, Emad and Rana have to find a place to stay, moving to a nearby shabby apartment owned by one of their acquaintances. One of the apartment rooms is locked and filled with the luggage of the former tenant. This inconvenient displacement and disruption of personal space soon intersects a violent and terrible personal intrusion in their home. In spite of trying to erase what happened, the terrible events break through their minds again and again, and Emad proceeds to find the culprit in a reprisal attempt. At the same time, the couple is playing the lead roles in Arthur Miller's play "Death of a Salesman", and the deterioration of relationships in the play eerily mirrors the breakdown of understanding between the film's characters
Awards note
Academy Awards winner, 2017: Best foreign language film ; Cannes Film Festival winner, 2017: Best screenplay, best actor.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Hossein Jafarian ; editor, Hayedeh Safiyari ; music, Sattar Oraki
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic elements and brief bloody images
Language note
Persian dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S25 2017
NLM call number
FZ GE 2016 F678
PerformerNote
Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi, Farid Sajjadi Hosseini, Mina Sadati
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1972-
  • 1984-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Farhādī, Aṣghar
  • Mallet-Guy, Alexandre
  • Alidousti, Taraneh
  • Ḥusaynī, Shahāb
  • Karimi, Babak
  • Hosseini, Farid Sajjadi
  • Sadati, Mina
  • Jafarian, Hossain
  • Safiyari, Hayedeh
  • Oraki, Sattar
  • Memento Films
  • Asghar Farhadi Production (Firm)
  • Arte France cinéma (Firm)
  • Doha Film Institute
  • ARTE France
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
124
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  • Spouses
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Home invasion
  • Rape
  • Tehran (Iran)
  • Spouses
  • Rape
  • Home invasion
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Iran
  • Iran
Technique
live action
Label
The salesman : Forushande, Amazon Studios and Cohen Media Group present ; a Memento Films production, Asghar Farhadi Production production ; in co-production with Arte France cinéma ; in association with Doha Films Institute, Arte France ; producers, Alexandre Mallet-Guy, Asghar Farhadi ; writer and director, Farhadi Asghar
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/849/000000000011849901.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Statment of responsibility partially from English subtitles
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016
  • Anamorphic wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: A conversation with writer-director Asghar Farhadi
  • Non-Latin script record
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn979423222
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (approximately 124 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396505797
Publisher number
50579
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)979423222
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The salesman : Forushande, Amazon Studios and Cohen Media Group present ; a Memento Films production, Asghar Farhadi Production production ; in co-production with Arte France cinéma ; in association with Doha Films Institute, Arte France ; producers, Alexandre Mallet-Guy, Asghar Farhadi ; writer and director, Farhadi Asghar
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/011/849/000000000011849901.jpg
Publication
Note
  • Statment of responsibility partially from English subtitles
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016
  • Anamorphic wide screen (1.85:1)
  • Special features: A conversation with writer-director Asghar Farhadi
  • Non-Latin script record
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn979423222
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 DVD (approximately 124 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396505797
Publisher number
50579
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)979423222
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 1.85:1 anamorphic widescreen; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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