Family Dynamics, Class Divide, and the Legal System in Iranian Cinema: Analysis of the movie A Separation


  • Nasrullah Dharejo Sukkur IBA University
  • Dastar Ali Chandio Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University Shaheed Benazir Abad
  • Fatima Dayo Aror University of Art, Architecture, Design and Heritage, Pakistan


Family dynamics, social commentary, Iranian cinema, A Separation, and cultural analysis


This paper explores Asghar Farhadi's "A Separation," focusing on how it depicts the relationships between families, class division, and the intricacies of Iranian culture in other movies and the movie Separation. The paper looks at the story of the movie, and its characters, and carries a thematic analysis of the movie using a combination of content analysis and a thorough literature review. The results show how moral and ethical dilemmas interact intricately within family and society systems, and how socioeconomic disparities and legal obstacles worsen these concerns. The paper concludes that by illustrating the conflict between traditional values and modern conventions, the film provides important insights into Iranian society. We also talk about the movie's broad themes and its appeal on a worldwide scale. The greater knowledge of Iranian cinema and its cultural and social ramifications is enhanced by this research.