Sony Pictures Classics Acquires ‘The Past’

Asghar Farhadi's prestige pic to preem Friday at Cannes

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” which preems Friday at Cannes.

SPC and Farhadi have collaborated successfully before. SPC released Farhadi’s Iranian film “A Separation,” which won the Academy Award for best foreign language film in 2012.

The Past” stars “The Artist’s” Berenice Bejo, Ali Mosaffa and Tahar Rahim. Pic centers around a couple who reunite to finalize their divorce.

Paris-based Memento films produced the project.

More Film

  • China Box Office: 'Solo' Opens Third

    China Box Office: 'Solo' Opens Third Behind 'How Long' and 'Avengers'

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” which preems Friday at Cannes. SPC and Farhadi have collaborated successfully before. SPC released Farhadi’s Iranian film “A Separation,” which won the Academy Award for best foreign language film in 2012. “The Past” stars “The Artist’s” Berenice Bejo, Ali Mosaffa and Tahar Rahim. […]

  • Solo A Star Wars Story

    'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Stumbles Overseas With $65 Million Launch

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” which preems Friday at Cannes. SPC and Farhadi have collaborated successfully before. SPC released Farhadi’s Iranian film “A Separation,” which won the Academy Award for best foreign language film in 2012. “The Past” stars “The Artist’s” Berenice Bejo, Ali Mosaffa and Tahar Rahim. […]

  • 'Solo': What That Surprise Cameo Means

    'Solo': What a 'Character Too Secret to Ever Name' Means for the 'Star Wars' Spinoff

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” which preems Friday at Cannes. SPC and Farhadi have collaborated successfully before. SPC released Farhadi’s Iranian film “A Separation,” which won the Academy Award for best foreign language film in 2012. “The Past” stars “The Artist’s” Berenice Bejo, Ali Mosaffa and Tahar Rahim. […]

  • Solo A Star Wars Story

    Box Office: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Looks to Edge Past $100 Million For Holiday Weekend

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” which preems Friday at Cannes. SPC and Farhadi have collaborated successfully before. SPC released Farhadi’s Iranian film “A Separation,” which won the Academy Award for best foreign language film in 2012. “The Past” stars “The Artist’s” Berenice Bejo, Ali Mosaffa and Tahar Rahim. […]

  • Rebel Wilson and Taye Diggs

    Concert Review: 'Beauty and the Beast' Gets Adoring Tribute at Hollywood Bowl

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” which preems Friday at Cannes. SPC and Farhadi have collaborated successfully before. SPC released Farhadi’s Iranian film “A Separation,” which won the Academy Award for best foreign language film in 2012. “The Past” stars “The Artist’s” Berenice Bejo, Ali Mosaffa and Tahar Rahim. […]

  • Solo a Star Wars Story Deadpool

    It's Official: Deadpool Is Now Cooler Than Han Solo

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” which preems Friday at Cannes. SPC and Farhadi have collaborated successfully before. SPC released Farhadi’s Iranian film “A Separation,” which won the Academy Award for best foreign language film in 2012. “The Past” stars “The Artist’s” Berenice Bejo, Ali Mosaffa and Tahar Rahim. […]

  • solo a star wars story

    Box Office: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Headed for Underwhelming Holiday Weekend Debut

    Sony Pictures Classics has acquired U.S. rights to Asghar Farhadi’s “The Past,” which preems Friday at Cannes. SPC and Farhadi have collaborated successfully before. SPC released Farhadi’s Iranian film “A Separation,” which won the Academy Award for best foreign language film in 2012. “The Past” stars “The Artist’s” Berenice Bejo, Ali Mosaffa and Tahar Rahim. […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content