About Elly

About Elly

About Elly

Intense Iranian drama centring on a group of middleclass friends, gripped by panic when one of their number disappears during an illicit beachside vacation. Winner of Best Director for Asghar Farhadi (A Separation) at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival.

Silver Bear (Best Director) winner at Berlin Film Festival 2009.
2009Rating: PG, contains violence and coarse language116 minsIran, FrancePersian and German with English subtitles
DramaMysteryWorld Cinema
Director:
Asghar Farhadi ('A Separation', 'Fireworks Wednesday', 'Beautiful City', 'Dancing in the Dust')
Writer:
Asghar Farhadi
Cast:
Golshifteh FarahaniShahab HosseiniTaraneh AlidoostiPayman Maadi
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Reviews & comments

Time Out

Time Out

press

The film's escalating energy, hysteria even, and moral debates will invite comparisons to the hothouse drama of 'A Separation'.

3.0
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The Guardian

The Guardian

press

A fascinating psychological drama.

4.0
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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

press

A remarkable film that deserves as much acclaim as Farhadi's award-winner.

4.0
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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Farhadi's gifted storytelling and direction is on show again in a damning look at Iranian society.

3.0
0
Time Out

Time Out

press

The film's escalating energy, hysteria even, and moral debates will invite comparisons to the hothouse drama of 'A Separation'.

3.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

A fascinating psychological drama.

4.0
0
Little White Lies

Little White Lies

press

A remarkable film that deserves as much acclaim as Farhadi's award-winner.

4.0
0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Farhadi's gifted storytelling and direction is on show again in a damning look at Iranian society.

3.0
0

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