Art and Experience: The movie is about Emad (Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidusti) who move into a new flat in the center of Tehran. An incident linked to the previous tenant dramatically changes the young couple’s life.

“The Salesman” brought Farhadi the best screenplay award and its star, Shahab Hosseini, the Palme d’or for best actor at the 69th Cannes Film Festival in May.