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WATCH: First U.S. Trailer for Asghar Farhadi's 'The Past,' Starring Berenice Bejo

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood November 19, 2013 at 1:57PM

The first official US trailer for Asghar Farhadi's "The Past" has arrived. Starring a Cannes-winning Berenice Bejo, Tahar Rahim and Ali Mosaffa, the drama centers on an Iranian man's return to France in light of his impending divorce, and the morally precarious situation he discovers between his former wife and her new boyfriend. Watch below.
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Berenice Bejo and Tahar Rahim in "The Past"
Berenice Bejo and Tahar Rahim in "The Past"

The first official US trailer for Asghar Farhadi's "The Past" has arrived. Starring a Cannes-winning Berenice Bejo, Tahar Rahim and Ali Mosaffa, the drama centers on an Iranian man's return to France in light of his impending divorce, and the morally precarious situation he discovers between his former wife and her new boyfriend. Watch below.

This is Farhadi's follow-up film to his Best Foreign-Language Oscar winner "A Separation" in 2011. "The Past" hits theaters December 20, via Sony Pictures Classics.

Our TOH! interview with Farhadi out of Cannes is here.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.