Upon his estranged wife’s request, Ahmad (Ali Mosaffa) returns to Paris from Tehran after a four year separation to finalize their divorce so Marie (Bérénice Bejo, The Artist, Academy Award Nominee for Best Supporting Actress, 2011) can marry her new boyfriend, Samir (Tahar Rahim, The Prophet, European Film Awards Winner for Best Actor, 2009). During his tense brief stay, Ahmad discovers the conflicting nature of Marie's relationship with her teenage daughter Lucie (Pauline Burlet). Ahmad's efforts to improve this relationship soon unveil a secret from their past.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
225 Ratings
225 Ratings

92% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.2/10
  • Fresh 134
  • Rotten 11

Critics Consensus: Beautifully written, sensitively directed, and powerfully acted, The Past serves as another compelling testament to Asghar Farhadi's gift for finely layered drama.

Information

Studio
Sony Pictures Classics
Genre
Drama
Released
Copyright
© 2013 Memento Films Production, France 3 Cinéma, BIM Distribuzione, Alvy Distribution and CN3 Productions. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
French (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Czech (Subtitles), English (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Ukrainian (Subtitles)

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