With the Oscar race heating up, and the first critics’ awards getting handed out next week, one of the races to keep an eye on is Foreign Language, which has had no shortage of strong contenders this year. One of them is the highly effective and brilliantly executed film from Asghar Farhadi, The Past.
We have new images from the film released and as it stands, is the predicted winner by many pundits, including myself. I was quite taken by the film’s raw honesty and powerful storytelling abilities (Read the review). While much of the praise has been given to Cannes Film Festival Best Actress winner Berenice Bejo, the two unsung heroes are absolutely magnificent and that is Ali Mosaffa and Tahar Rahim.
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