A Hero

France/Iran, 127m, DCP

Showtimes & Tickets

Screened November 12–18, 2021

Rahim (Amir Jadidi) is in prison because of a debt he was unable to repay. During a two-day leave, he tries to convince his creditor to withdraw his complaint against the payment of part of the sum. But things don’t go as planned. An Amazon release

In Persian with English subtitles

Official Selection: Cannes Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival

Winner: Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival

A film by Asghar Farhadi

One of [Farhadi’s] best… Poignant and understated as ever.”

David Ehrlich, IndieWire [Critic's Pick]

A very fine film about honesty, honor and the price of freedom.”

Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter