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Cristian Mungiu

by Luke Gorham Film

The Salesman | Asghar Farhadi & Graduation | Cristian Mungiu

Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman and Cristian Mungiu’s Graduation navigate similar thematic territory—that of patriarchs finding their ethical boundaries pushed when their self-perceived altruistic defense of family becomes distorted— and demand empathetic viewing. Each film offers a study of imperfect people acting imperfectly, daring the audience to offer…