A Separation: The Man-Made Divide

Asghar Farhadi’s A Separation (2011) is a rich and layered character drama about the dissolution of a marriage, dealing with themes of dissolving bonds and the disconnect between the middle and working class. In this video essay, Digging Deeper takes a closer look at the film, suggesting a reading that transcends issues of classism and marital strife and alludes to ideas of Iranian national identity and the turbulence of the country’s political past.

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