- Directed by: Asghar Farhadi
- Cast: Penelope Cruz, Javier Bardem
- Year: 2018
- Duration: 133min
- Certificate: 15
- Type: Film
Two-time Oscar winner Asghar Farhadi returns to the screen with this searing psychological thriller. Cruz plays a woman returning to her small hometown in Spain for her sister's wedding, along with her young son and teenage daughter. Amid the joyful reunion, her eldest is abducted. In the tense days that follow, simmering tensions within the family and community at large begin to boil over, surfacing shocking long-buried secrets in yet another masterclass in tension from Farhadi.
“The performances themselves are so intelligent, mature and yet uninhibited. Farhadi's storytelling has overpowering force.”The Guardian