A Hero (قهرمان / Ghahreman) (2021)

  • February 26, 2022 | 4:00 PM - 6:15 PM | Saturday
  • Oldham Theatre


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Director: Asghar Farhadi
Runtime: 127 minutes
Country: Iran, France
Language: Persian with English subtitles
Rating: PG


Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2021

Cannes Film Festival 2021

Full Synopsis
In the city of Shiraz, Rahim, a mild-mannered calligrapher is in prison for an unpaid debt. While on a two-day leave, his lover presents him a bag of gold coins that she found on a bus. However, when the coins prove insufficient to his creditor, his mounting desperation to clear his name and secure his release unwittingly thrusts him into the limelight as he is caught in a confounding web of fame, deceit and moral ambiguity.

In the age of social media, Asghar Farhadi’s newest work is a layered treatise on the malleability of truth and the precariousness of individual agency.

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