A Separation received an Academy Award Nomination in the category of
Best Foreign Language Film. Earlier this month, the Iranian film won a Golden Globe Award. Simin, who is married to Nader, wants to leave Iran together with her family. She has set everything up to leave the country and to start a new life abroad. Nader is worried about his demented father and doesn't want to eave him. He decides the family should stay in Iran. His wife doesn't agree with this and refuses to live with him any longer.