It was initially reported that Hollywood star Uma Thurman was roped in for the film, which is based on the novel of the same name, but French Argentine actress Berenice Bejo
will be seen sharing screen space with the Raanjhanaa star.
The Past opens in a masterful manner when we see Bejo
, portraying Marie, at the airport trying to catch the eye of a man, Ahmad (Ali Mosaffa), across a glass partition.
won the sought after title of UAE Latte Art Champion, at the '2014 UAE Latte Art Championship' which is hosted annually alongside other Coffee Championships at the renowned International Coffee and Tea Festival (ICTF), the region's only dedicated trade event for the specialty coffee and tea industry in the Arab World, organised by International Conferences and Exhibitions (IC&E).
won the title of UAE Latte Art Champion, at the '2014 UAE Latte Art Championship' which is hosted annually alongside other Coffee Championships at the International Coffee & Tea Festival (ICTF).
Lepasse / Francia, Iran, 2013 / Direccion: Asghar Farhadi / Interpretes: Berenice Bejo
, Tahar Rahim, Babak Karimi, Ali Mosaffa, Pauline Burlet, Elyes Aguis / Guion: Asghar Farhadi / Fotografia: Mahmoud Kalari / Musica: Youli Galperine y Evgueni Galperine / Duracion: 130 minutos / Genero: Drama.
La complejidad narrativa puede ser una distraccion, a veces exasperante, pero al final resulta irrelevante porque el cine del senor Farhadi es muy fluido, y los interpretes (la senora Bejo
en particular) son muy atractivos.
The film belongs to Bejo
, however, whose depiction of the manipulative Marie-Ann believably mingles strength, weakness and culpability, while leaving her a basically sympathetic character.
Farhadi's exquisitely written and magnificently acted new film saw Berenice Bejo
win the Best Actress Award at Cannes and is generating awards season buzz for the Iranian filmmaker.
At the Golden Orange gala of his film, Farhadi will be accompanied by Ali Mosaffa, the Iranian actor-director who is one of the three leading cast members of "The Past" alongside Berenice Bejo
and Tahar Rahim.
And fans of The Artist will also welcome the return of Oscar-nominated star Berenice Bejo
as Louis's ex-girlfriend, Marie Taylor.
Book clutches were also trendy with a number of actresses, including Frenchwomen Berenice Bejo
and Arielle Dombasle.
While model Adriana Karembeu did a bit of twirling to her ponytail, actor Berenice Bejo
went in for the front plait.