Fireworks Wednesday (Chaharshanbe-soori)
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Fireworks Wednesday (Chaharshanbe-soori)
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi's third feature, Chahar Shanbeh Suri (aka Fireworks Wednesday), follows Rouhi (Taraneh Alidoosti), a betrothed woman who works for a local housekeeping agency. When she accepts an assignment cleaning the home of an affluent married couple about to leave on vacation, this newcomer to the household is quickly sucked into a virulent nuptial conflict of deceit, treachery, and vitriol that challenges all of her presuppositions about the nature of married life. By cloaking the events of the household (and their precipitants) in ambiguity, and constantly shifting… More
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This is a thoroughly engrossing and densely textured drama, showing Farhadi's cool skill in dissecting the Iranian middle classes and the unhappiness of marriage."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"...a depressing introduction to the duplicity of adulthood."
‑ Josh Larsen, LarsenOnFilm
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