Asghar Farhadi is the greatest Iranian director alive.
What's interesting about the early short horror films in the 1890s is how they essentially use the same premise and trick in order to scare the audience. A random, hapless individual goes into a room, where he proceeds to perform an action. However, he is constantly foiled in completing the action due to items randomly disappearing or moving before running off in frustration and fear. These tricks are performed through cuts or through practical effects of the time. It doesn't…