Directed by Asghar Farhadi . Spain. 2019. R. 2 hours 13 minutes. Focus Features. Digital.
Fri., March 15, 2019 thru Wed., March 27, 2019
On the heels of his second Academy Award-winner The Salesman following his first for A Seperation, Asghar Farhadi wrote and directed this Spanish-language psychological thriller starring Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem and Ricardo Darín. The film follows Laura (Cruz) on her travels from Argentina to her small home town in Spain for her sister’s wedding, bringing her two children along for the occasion. Amid the joyful reunion and festivities, the eldest daughter is abducted. In the tense days that follow, various family and community tensions surface and deeply hidden secrets are revealed. Portions of this film is in Spanish and Catalan with English Subtitles.