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XL Popcorn - The White Balloon / Close-Up

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Busan Festival Honors Abbas Kiarostami, Unveils Project Picks

The late Abbas Kiarostami was this week announced as Asian Filmmaker of the Year by the Busan International Film Festival. The recently departed Iranian director will be represented at the festival’s opening ceremony by his son Ahmad Kiarostami. 263 more words


XL Popcorn - Throne of Blood / Through the Olive Trees

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Dreaming, scheming, never growing old: remembering Abbas Kiarostami (1940 – 2016)

Joobin Bekhrad is the Founder and Editor of REORIENT, as well as the Co-Founder of artclvb, an online platform for contemporary Middle Eastern art. 236 more words


Taste Of Cherry (1997) ★★★★

To my greatest shame as a ‘so-called’ cinephile, I have had an Abbas Kiarostami box set sat on my DVD shelf for three or four years, entirely untouched. 980 more words


Remembering Abbas Kiarostami

Remembering Abbas Kiarostami

By Adam Cook

On July 4th, 2016, we lost who may have been our greatest working filmmaker. Out of all the directors to have emerged in the last thirty years, I’m not convinced that anyone challenged, expanded, and ennobled the medium of cinema to the extent that Iranian master Abbas Kiarostami did. 450 more words


REVIEW: Taste of Cherry (1997)

1997, Abbas Kiarostami Productions/CIBY 2000/Kanoon

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Alain Depardieu
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Homayun Payvar
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