Screening of 'The Salesman' in Trafalgar Square

Mike Leigh addressing the hundreds of people attending the screening of 'The Salesman' in Trafalgar Square, London, organised by the Mayor of London to coincide with the Oscars to celebrate the capital's success as a creative hub and a global beacon for openness and diversity. The Salesman, directed by Asghar Farhadi, stars Shahab Hosseini and Taraneh Alidoosti in the lead roles of Emad and Rana. This critically-acclaimed film won Best Screenplay at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival with Shahab Hosseini winning Best Actor. It has been nominated in the Best Foreign Film category in the 89th Academy Awards, which take place from midnight (GMT) on Sunday 26 February 2017. (3 Pictures)


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