As the past and present intertwine, secrets and hidden tensions begin to emerge, and the characters are forced to confront their deepest fears and desires. The film explores themes of love, betrayal, and the complexity of human relationships.
The film received widespread critical acclaim for its powerful performances, especially from lead actress Bérénice Bejo, who won the Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival. The film was also praised for its expertly crafted screenplay and nuanced exploration of complex themes.
“Le Passé” was nominated for several awards, including the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 71st Golden Globe Awards and the 86th Academy Awards. It also won several awards, including the Best Film and Best Screenplay awards at the 39th César Awards and the Best Film award at the 2013 Sydney Film Festival.
Overall, “Le Passé” is a gripping and emotionally charged film that expertly explores the complexities of human relationships. It's a must-watch for those interested in character-driven dramas and for those who appreciate films that challenge their understanding of love, family, and the human psyche.
|Directed by||Asghar Farhadi|
|Written by||Asghar Farhadi|
|Produced by||Alexandre Mallet-Guy|
|Edited by||Juliette Welfling|
|Music by||Youli Galperine
|Memento Films Production
France 3 Cinéma
|Distributed by||Memento Films (France)
BIM Distribuzione (Italy)
|Release date||17 May 2013 (Cannes) 19 June 2013 (Iran) 21 November 2013 (Italy)|
|Running time||130 minutes|
|Box office||$10.6 million|