Jodaeiye Nader az Simin

Nader and Simin, a Separation
Nader und Simin - eine Trennung
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This film dramatizes powerfully conflicts associated with family life and living in Iran. It addresses its subject-matter with equality, respect, and sincerity. Its themes include parent-child relationships, separation, ethical decision-making, justice, and religious commitment. Its power is strengthened by the Director’s invitation to the viewer to engage with suggested solutions. It maintains creatively tension throughout, and never loses the integrity of its individual themes. The film communicates different moral viewpoints effectively in a realistic, and culturally sensitive way.

(Jury motivation)