Monday November 28th 2011
Artificial Eye must be distributing A Separation as a tax write-off or something, otherwise I can see no reason for releasing this wholly accessible, thought-provoking film with packaging that makes it look like Banal Foreign Drama #1826.
Regardless, it’s worth picking up a copy of the film now so nobody can accuse you of bandwagon-jumping when it wins next year’s Foreign Language Oscar and becomes the talk of middle-class dinner parties across the country.
If you’ve got time, you could even design your own, more exciting, cover art and print yourself some new packaging. Something like this should suffice: