Australia's #1 for Law
Join 150,000 Australians every month. Ask a question, respond to a question and better understand the law today!
FREE - Join Now
A Separation (Persian: جدایی نادر از سیمین‎ Jodaí-e Nadér az Simín, "The Separation of Nader from Simin") is a 2011 Iranian drama film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, starring Leila Hatami, Peyman Moaadi, Shahab Hosseini, Sareh Bayat, and Sarina Farhadi. It focuses on an Iranian middle-class couple who separate, the disappointment and desperation suffered by their daughter due to the egotistical disputes and separation of her parents, and the conflicts that arise when the husband hires a lower-class caregiver for his elderly father, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease.
A Separation won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 2012, becoming the first Iranian film to win the award. It received the Golden Bear for Best Film and the Silver Bears for Best Actress and Best Actor at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival, becoming the first Iranian film to win the Golden Bear. It also won the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. and the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Feature Film. The film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, making it the first non-English film in five years to achieve this.

View More On
  1. D

    VIC Separation & Ex Wife Claim

    Hi My Defacto of 5 years and I are currently separating as he is always intoxicated and been emotionally and verbally abusive. He had a nasty separation via consent orders approx 20 years ago, but not divorced. He had avoided getting divorced all the time and I have found out he said to his...
  2. K

    QLD Separation inheritance

    My husband and I entered into our marriage 15 years ago. We agree that my husband entered the marriage with separate property, which was given to him as an inheritance before our marriage. Now that we are discussing separation and have agreed to divide our accumulated assets equally excluding...
  3. V

    VIC controlling property settlement

    Hi there, married 30 years, currently separated under one roof, my ex has completely stone walled me for the last 12mths Re property settlement as he controls all the assets, except for the family home. I have a temp FVIO in place, verbally abusive, with the odd push and shove. He's removed...
  4. E

    She is going to take me to the cleaners - where do I stand?

    Hi All, This is a long story and complicated, but I will try to keep it as concise as possible. Marriage has been in dire straits for a while, she is a control freak and narcissist. I have finally come to the conclusion she can't see reason so I have been looking into divorce for some time...
  5. T

    VIC Separation date

    Hi, I separated from my ex in Jan 2020. In the latest letter from her solicitor she’s now claiming the separation date was April 2021. What’s the tactic here? Does it mean she can get her hands on my post Jan 2020 personal savings ?
  6. R

    Superannuation of late husband

    Hi, My husband whom I was separated passed away last year; he was working for the US firm, and retired in 2018. We agreed and signed the pension election consent plan, which says without my consent as a legal wife, the plan cannot be changed. In case of his passing, I was supposed to be...
  7. Tamz

    NSW Car ownership NSW separation

    I have a Jeep registered and financed under my name but had my ex partner jointly pay a share of the repayments while we were together. We have since separated and I let her use the Jeep as courtesy as she didn't have any modes of transport and pay a sum of the repayment, like renting the Jeep...
  8. S

    VIC Divorce needs to be finalised, separation of assets is already complete

    Hello All, The ex-wife and I completed the separation of our assets approx 4-5 years ago which was signed off on by the court. Now I want to complete the actual divorce paperwork. I know I can buy a do it yourself kit however I have a child who is 17 and therefore I believe I will need to go...
  9. E

    Financial Separation when ex refuses all the offers

    Need some help and advice: Married for 10 ears and separated last 2.5 years. My Ex lives in our family home with my 2 kids and doen't work. We have to sell the property to get the equity and super split. Am still paying mortgage for the house and other expenses including water, rates etc. Kids...
  10. Gopalchand

    VIC Divorce and Separation

    Hello, I am a temporary resident of Australia and have been since October 2019. I arrived in Australia with my dependent wife. But some days after arriving, she left to live somewhere else than my own place. After that, we have had minimal contact only and I have lived alone till now. It has...