Leila Hatami, Peyman Moadi, Shahab Hosseini, Sareh Bayat, Sa rina Farhadi, Babak Karimi, Merila Zarei, Kimia Hosseini, Ali-Asghar Shahbazi, Shirin Yazdanbakhsh, Mohammad Sajadian, Armine Zeytounchian
- Theatrical Release Date: December 30, 2011
Berlin International Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, San Sebastian International Film Festival, Hong Kong International Film Festival, Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, New York Film Festival
2012 Academy Awards Best Original Screenplay, Winner: 2012 Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film
Tagline: Ugly truth, sweet lies.
Synopsis: The movie is centered on a couple, Nader and Simin, and their 11-year-old daughter, Termeh. Nader and Simin are about to leave the country for good; however, Nader has a change of heart and decides to stay and look after his father who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Simin is determined to get a divorce and leave the country with her daughter, but the court does not find in her favor. Simin goes to live with her mother and Termeh returns to live with her father with the hope that her mother will be back some day.