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Like Someone in Love (2012)

Abbas Kiarostami has long been exploring the line between fact and fiction. His 1990 film Close-Up follows a man posing as Iranian director Moshen Makhmalbaf to a well-off family. 754 more words


Close to the truth

I was attempting to watch Ten by Abbas Kiarostami but accidentally selected 10 on Ten, which is a discussion of the film structured as a series of lessons, with topics ranging from setting to actors. 319 more words


Like Someone in Love

Abbas Kiarostami’s Like Someone In Love isn’t film full of action. Very little conventionally ‘dramatic’ happens in its two-hours, and the action proceeds in the same contemplative way as its elderly central protagonist. 836 more words



Director of Photography: Firooz Malekzadeh

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Perfect Shots

Moving pictures, #5

I hate f**tball, so I’ve watched a whole bunch of films recently – because there’s bugger-all but f**tball on telly. Some of you might have spotted this. 2,055 more words


Compassion and Interpretation in Abbas Kiarostami's 'Certified Copy'

Spoilers galoreDon’t continue if you haven’t seen Certified Copy, though you really should watch it regardless of whether or not you decide to read my essay. 2,329 more words

Movies R Bliss

“People have curiosity, they have intelligence, they have interest in understanding their peers. But producers and directors of cinema have decided that the seats in the theaters have been made to transform people’s minds to lazy minds.

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