While Ranaa and Emad, a married couple, are participating in a production of “Death of a Salesman,” she is assaulted in their new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife’s traumatized objections.
“The Salesman” is a 2016 Iranian drama film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi. The movie tells the story of a young couple, Emad and Rana, who are forced to leave their apartment due to dangerous construction work on a neighboring building. They move into a new apartment that is connected to the previous tenant’s troubled past, which puts a strain on their relationship. Emad, who is a high school teacher, becomes obsessed with finding the previous tenant and uncovering the truth about her life.
The movie won several awards, including the Best Screenplay and Best Actor awards at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, and the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards. The Salesman is a powerful exploration of human relationships, morality, and the consequences of our actions.