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WM Premiere: The Past (2013, France)

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  • WM Premiere: The Past (2013, France)
  • Sally Luff
  • April 4, 2016

Following a four-year separation, Ahmad (Ali Mosaffa) returns to Paris from Tehran, upon his estranged French wife Marie’s request (Bérénice Bejo, The Artist, Academy Award Nominee for Best Supporting Actress, 2011), in order to finalise their divorce procedure so she can marry her new boyfriend Samir (Tahar Rahim). During his tense, brief stay, Ahmad discovers the conflicting nature of Marie’s relationship with her teenage daughter Lucie (Pauline Burlet). Ahmad’s efforts to improve this relationship soon unveil a secret from their past.

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