It's not just Farhadi Iranian films is best at portraying protagonists who are very flawed that even while you are rooting for them it's impossible to blame other characters either. But surely takes a political stand that seem to have pi**ed of a lot in Iran especially because the director is a woman. Very hard to sit through but very much worth it.
A young divorcee living with her son in a small northern city of Iran, wants to marry the man she has fallen in love with. According to the current rules, the father has the custody of children; however, her ex-husband has granted her that right on the condition that she doesn't remarry. Struggling to keep both of her beloved ones, she has to think about the third option: Temporary Marriage (Sighe). However, this will get her into a predicament, as despite its being legal, Sighe is not well-received by the society at all. Would temporary marriage be a good solution for her?—AnonymousB
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