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The Suspension of Belief

Most of the time, a work of art–especially a dramatic work–is at pains to draw you into the story. In addition to the suspension of disbelief with regard to the story, there is a sort of suspension of the senses with regard to the technique, in which we enter into the world of the work of art on its own terms. 2,173 more words

BLURRED LINES: THE STYLE OF ABBAS KIAROSTAMI

The films of Abbas Kiarostami deal often with contemporary thematics of death and art. A master of form, Kiarostami’s aesthetic approach to his films lies in his use of subtle visual imagery, time and naturalism that emphasises minimalism and challenges perceptions of reality, in an effort to discover truth and poetic transcendence. 713 more words

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Talaye Sorkh (Crimson Gold) / Jafar Panahi / Irán / 2003

El encuadre es severo y al parecer inamovible. 911 more words

Abbas Kiarostami: 5 to Watch

Abbas Kiarostami is perhaps the most famous director to come from Iran. An innovative director and a talented writer, Kiarostami has shocked us and wowed us with his dedication to the documentary form and for always following the story. 403 more words

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SMALL TALK | Jean-Michel Frodon goes to Tehran

Ever since his first outing there in the nineties Jean-Michel Frodon, one of France’s most distinguished film specialists, traveled four more times to Iran, the country whose filmmakers gave us festival favorites like GABBEH, A TASTE OF CHERRY and CLOSE-UP. 1,916 more words

Fajr Festival

Taxi (2015): Cafer Penahi; Özgürlük Savaşçısı mı, Kültürel Ajan mı?

Cafer Penahi’nin 65. Uluslararası Berlin Film Festivali’nde Altın Ayı kazanan filmi Taxi’yi 26. Ankara Uluslararası Film Festivali’nde izleme şansı buldum. Penahi, 2010 yılında ülkesi İran’da tutuklandı, neyle suçlandığı bile belli değildi. 5,102 more words

Slavoj Zizek

Where is the Friend's Home: Hayatımızdaki Sansür

Bir röportajda Abbas Kiarüstemi, İran’da uygulanan sansür hakkında sorulan bir soruya ”Sansür sorunu hep vardı. Bana kalırsa, sansür sorunuyla sadece filmciler olarak değil, İran vatandaşı olarak da her zaman karşı karşıyayız. 695 more words

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