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Iranian Oscar nominee Farhadi offers riddles without answers in 'A Separation' -- 4 stars
Some films wear their artistry so lightly they appear simply to be happening, the inner workings of the story guided by an unseen hand. In "A Separation," the stunning drama from Iran and the foreign-language awards contender of the season, the hand belongs to writer-director Asghar Farhadi, making his fifth feature since 2003.
January 26, 2012