Everybody Knows

On the heels of his second Academy Award®-winner The Salesman following his first for A SeparationAsghar Farhadi wrote and directed this Spanish-language psychological thriller starring Penélope CruzJavier Bardem and Ricardo Darín.  The film follows Laura (Cruz) on her travels from Argentina to her small home town in Spain for her sister’s wedding, bringing her two children along for the occasion.   Amid the joyful reunion and festivities, the eldest daughter is abducted. In the tense days that follow, various family and community tensions surface and deeply hidden secrets are revealed.

Everybody Knows

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On the heels of his second Academy Award®-winner The Salesman following his first for A SeparationAsghar Farhadi wrote and directed this Spanish-language psychological thriller starring Penélope CruzJavier Bardem and Ricardo Darín.  The film follows Laura (Cruz) on her travels from Argentina to her small home town in Spain for her sister’s wedding, bringing her two children along for the occasion.   Amid the joyful reunion and festivities, the eldest daughter is abducted. In the tense days that follow, various family and community tensions surface and deeply hidden secrets are revealed.

  • Penélope Cruz
    Laura
  • Javier Bardem
    Paco
  • Ricardo Darín
    Alejandro
  • Asghar Farhadi
    Writer/Director