Abbas Kiarostami: Expanded Second Edition (Contemporary Film Directors)

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  • ISBN: B07KG4GP3J
  • Author: Mehrnaz Saeed-Vafa
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Genre: Textbooks
  • Date: March 1 2018
  • Pages: 212
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

Before his death in 2016, Abbas Kiarostami wrote or directed more than thirty films in a career that mirrored Iranian cinema’s rise as an international force. His 1997 feature Taste of Cherry made him the first Iranian filmmaker to win the Palme d’Or at Cannes. Critics’ polls …