The Salesman (2016 film)

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The Salesman
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Film poster
Directed by Asghar Farhadi
Produced by Alexandre Mallet-Guy
Asghar Farhadi
Written by Asghar Farhadi
Starring Taraneh Alidoosti
Shahab Hosseini
Babak Karimi
Omid Abolpour
Mina Sadati
Music by Sattar Oraki
Cinematography Hossein Jafarian
Edited by Hayedeh Safiyari
Memento Films Production
Asghar Farhadi Production
Distributed by Memento Films Distribution (France)
Release dates
  • 21 May 2016 (2016-05-21) (Cannes)
  • 2 November 2016 (2016-11-02) (France)
Running time
125 minutes
Country Iran
Language Persian

The Salesman (Persian: فروشنده‎‎ Forushandeh) is an Iranian-French drama film directed by Asghar Farhadi. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.[1] At Cannes, Shahab Hosseini won the award for Best Actor and Asghar Farhadi won the award for Best Screenplay.[2]



List of awards and nominations
Award Category Recipients and nominees Result
2016 Cannes Film Festival Best Screenplay Asghar Farhadi Won
Best Actor Shahab Hosseini Won
Palme d'Or Asghar Farhadi Nominated


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