Nothing but a Sandwich! On-Air Review of ‘A Hero’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on January 6th, 2022, reviewing a new film from Iranian director Asghar Farhadi “A Hero,” in theaters on January 7th and Amazon Prime Video on January 21st.

Iranian writer/director Asghar Farhadi (“A Separation” and “The Salesman”) creates empathetic insight into life in Iran. “A Hero” furthers this empathy as a man named Rahim (Amir Jadidi), who is on a sabbatical from debtors prison, gets involved in a found purse with gold coins in it. At first he wants cash for the bounty, but becomes guilty and posts signs around the neighborhood, and a grateful woman claims it. Word gets out, and Rahim is touted as a hero, but the circumstances of the find and the disappearance of the purse’s claimant cause problems with his heroism.

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Patrick McDonald of reviewed “A Hero” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, January 7th, 2022 …

“A Hero” is currently in theaters beginning January 7th, and will stream on Amazon Prime Video on January 21st. Featuring Amir Jadidi, Mohsen Tanabandeh, Sahar Goldust, Sarina Farhadi and Fereshtah Sadre Orafaly. Written and directed by Asghar Farhadi. Rated “PG-13” senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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