The Salesman

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Tick, Tick … Boom! to The Colour Room: the seven best films to watch on TV this week
Lin-Manuel Miranda brings us a vibrant new musical, while Peter Jackson brings the first world war to colourful life in gobsmacking fashion

Simon Wardell

12, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The Salesman: Arthur Miller’s American classic reframed in Iran
Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning film about two married actors has intriguing parallels with the play they are performing

Chris Wiegand

11, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The 50 top films of 2017 in the US: the full list
A heartrending coming-of-age love story tops our assessment of the best films on US screens over the past year, pipping a kid’s-eye view of Florida, political intrigue, dystopian futures and nightmarish presents

05, Dec, 2017 @12:00 PM

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Toni Erdmann; The Salesman; Jackie; Who’s Gonna Love Me Now? and more
Maren Ade’s parent-child comedy is a triumph, while Asghar Farhadi’s domestic suspense film doesn’t match his best

Guy Lodge

28, May, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Beauty and the Beast waltzes its way to the top of the UK box office
Disney’s decorative, live-action remake starring Emma Watson opens with a monster £19.7m, while smart comedy-horror Get Out gets up to No 3

Charles Gant

21, Mar, 2017 @3:53 PM

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The Salesman review – Oscar-winning excellence
This Iranian domestic drama from the director of A Separation lays its symbolism on with a trowel – but it works

Wendy Ide

19, Mar, 2017 @8:00 AM

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The Salesman review – Asghar Farhadi's potent, disquieting Oscar-winner
The film caught up in the travel ban row tells the story of a sexual assault that exposes the emotions seething beneath the surface of Iranian bourgeois life

Peter Bradshaw

17, Mar, 2017 @8:30 AM

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Asghar Farhadi's Oscar message looked down on Trump from outer space
The Iranian film-maker’s choice of a former Nasa scientist and the first Iranian in space to pick up his best foreign language Oscar delivered a subtle but powerful message about a world without borders

Saeed Kamali Dehghan Iran correspondent

27, Feb, 2017 @1:13 PM

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Moonlight wins Oscar for best picture … two minutes after La La Land
Cockup casts shadow over victory for Barry Jenkins’s acclaimed drama as movie musical is mistakenly named winner by Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty

Rory Carroll in Los Angeles

27, Feb, 2017 @6:44 AM

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The Salesman wins best foreign language Oscar
Protest vote against Donald Trump’s travel ban suspected to be partly behind Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s surprise victory

Catherine Shoard

27, Feb, 2017 @2:58 AM

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Will Moonlight beat La La land? Our final Oscars 2017 awards predictions
The Academy Awards take place in Hollywood tonight – and you can follow all the action from 11pm GMT on But first, it’s time for us to put our money where our mouth is

Guardian Film

27, Feb, 2017 @1:04 AM

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Solidarity is key to resisting Trump, says Oscar-nominated Iranian director
Asghar Farhadi, director of The Salesman, tells London protest that global reaction to US travel ban has become powerful movement

Nadia Khomami

26, Feb, 2017 @11:23 PM

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