PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Woody Allen's film Midnight in Paris won the Academy Award for best original screenplay over this film. Mr. Allen said that A Separation was the best film of 2011.
Your daughter's future isn't important to you?
Judge: There are a lot of children who live in this country. You say none of them have a future?
Simin: I prefer my child doesn't grow up in this situation. I have the right as a mother.
Judge: Which situation?
When Simin and Hojjat's sister are talking to Hojjat, the fan behind Hojjat is on at first, but off and facing a different angle in subsequent scenes.
$100,000 (Iran) (19 March 2011)
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