Foreign Film Oscar goes to Iran’s The Separation
The Foreign Language Oscar was awarded Sunday to The Separation, dpa reported.
It was the first Oscar awarded to a film from Iran. Directed by Asghar Sarhadi, it depicts the alienation of a modern middle-class couple struggling with family burdens, divergent dreams, bureaucracy and deceptions that ensnare them.
Farhadi dedicated the prize to the people of Iran.