Cannes 2013: Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Past’ Trailer

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Here’s the English subtitled trailer for Asghar Farhadi‘s new film The Past, which is set to premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. Farhadi previously directed the Academy Award winning A Separation, and by the looks of the trailer, he could have another award winner on his hands.

The film stars Bérénice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, and Ali Mosaffa, and focuses on a couple going through a divorce in order for the husband to return to his home country of Iran.  

The Past looks every bit as powerful as A Separation, and promises to deal with some pretty heavy subject matter- don’t expect this to be the feel good movie of the year. There’s no current US release, however a deal will most likely be made at the fest.