Tag Archives: Foreign

The Salesman (2016)

Asghar Farhadi continues to write and direct some of the most gripping dramas in all of cinema. His breakthrough film About Elly (2009) is a restrained, broiling drama that would go on to define his films. A Separation came out two years later, was nominated for a best foreign film Oscar and demonstrated that Farhadi had a captivating style of filmmaking. In 2013 he made The Past, a coproduction with France with a story of Iranian immigrants caught up in dark secrets being unearthed. Continue reading The Salesman (2016)

Sing Street (2016)

Connor (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo) is a young lad in Dublin who transfers to a new school and falls for Ann (Kelly Thornton) who lives across the street. He decides to start a band to win her heart, but it quickly grows into much more. Under the guidance of his brother Brendan (Jack Reynor), he develops into quite the musician and begins to dream of bigger things. Continue reading Sing Street (2016)