A Hero

A Hero

Original Name: Ghahreman
English Name: A Hero
Year: 2021
Run Time: 127 min
Language: Persian
Type (Colour/ Black & White): Colour
Country: Iran, France
Director: Asghar Farhadi
Producer: Alexandre Mallet-Guy, Asghar Farhadi
Cast: Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Fereshteh Sadrorafaei
Screenplay: Asghar Farhadi
Cinematographer: Ali Ghazi
Editor: Haydeh Safiyari
Sound Designer: Bruno Tarrière, Mehdi Saleh Kermani, Mohammad Reza Delpak
Costume Designer: Negar Nemati
Production Designer: Mehdi Mousavi
Production Company: Memento International, Asghar Farhadi Production
World Sales: Impact Films
World Sales Phone: +919769972451
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  • Cannes FF 2021
  • Toronto IFF 2021
  • BFI London FF 2021
  • Busan IFF 2021
  • Palm Springs IFF 2022
  • IFF India 2021

Director’s Selected Filmography:

  • 2018 Everybody Knows
  • 2016 The Salesman
  • 2013 The Past
  • 2011 A Separation
  • 2009 About Elly
  • 2006 Fireworks Wednesday
  • 2004 Beautiful City
  • 2003 Dancing in the Dust

Director’s Biography:

Asghar Farhadi

Asghar Farhadi is regarded as one of the masters of today’s cinema. His elegant, yet shocking style of cinema is applauded by critics, and audiences alike. Farhadi made his directorial debut, Dancing in the Dust (2003). The film earned recognition at Fajr, and Moscow IFF. His film, About Elly (2009) won the Silver Bear for Best Director at 59th Berlin IFF as well as Best Picture at Tribeca FF. His film, A Separation (2011) was awarded Golden Bear from Berlin IFF, multiple other awards at various festivals, and ultimately Golden Globe, and the Oscar for the 'Best Foreign Language Film’. With The Salesman (2016) Farhadi won the award for Best Screenplay at Cannes and, his second Oscar.


Rahim 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 ...