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Abbas Kiarostami: the most acclaimed Iranian filmmaker

Abbas Kiarostami is one of the few names in Iranian cinema, which has made it outside Iran throughout his long career. In fact, while his films have not been displayed in Iran for a long time, the Western audience of critics and aficionados awaits them eagerly. 789 more words

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A Different Kind of Real

An analysis of Abbas Kiarostami’s Certified Copy

              A middle-aged woman walks slowly around a stone fountain and takes in the breeze.  Her gaze never leaves the Roman statue in the center, as her expression changes from curiosity to admiration. 4,090 more words


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

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