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Stay-At-Home Seven: July 27 to August 2 by Amber Wilkinson

Stay-At-Home Seven: July 27 to August 2 by Amber Wilkinson

Laura

Cinemas across the UK are beginning to reopen - and you can read the guidance about staying safe here but if you don't fancy venturing out to a multiplex, there's plenty of great films screening on telly and streaming services. If you're looking for more inspiration, check out our Streaming Spotlight on seven deadly sins in film.

The Salesman, BBC iPlayer until August 24

Asghar Farhadi's Foreign language Oscar-winner focuses on the aftermath of an attack that sees the relationship between a pair of actors, Emad (Shabab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti) start to fracture. Like all Farhadi's work, this is a slow-burn watch as Emad becomes increasingly bent on vengeance. Although Farhadi flirts with one contrivance too many, his exploration of patriarchal pressures hits home as Emad's mounting but unfocused anger about what he sees as much as an attack on his own masculinity as on Rana takes him.

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