Search results for "Abbas Kiarostami"


Close-Up (1990)

This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life event—the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated the well-known filmmaker Mohsen ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
CAST:  Mohsen Makhmalbaf  •  Monoochehr Ahankhah  •  Mahrokh Ahankhah  •  Nayer Mohseni Zonoozi

Life, and Nothing More... (1992)

After the earthquake of Guilan, a father and his son, Puya, travel to the devastated area to search for the actor of the film that made there a few years ago, "Where Is My ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
CAST:  Farhad Kheradmand  •  Buba Bayour  •  Hocine Rifahi  •  Ferhendeh Feydi

Taste of Cherry (1997)

A middle-aged Tehranian man, Mr. Badii is intent on killing himself and seeks someone to bury him after his demise. Driving around the city, the seemingly well-to-do Badii ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
CAST:  Homayoun Ershadi  •  Abdolrahman Bagheri  •  Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari  •  Safar Ali Moradi

Lumière and Company (1995)

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Spike Lee  •  James Ivory  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Lasse Hallström  •  Bigas Luna  •  Gabriel Axel  •  Merzak Allouache  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Cédric Klapisch  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Michael Haneke  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Fernando Trueba  •  John Boorman  •  Claude Miller  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Alain Corneau  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Lucian Pintilie  •  Arthur Penn  •  Vicente Aranda  •  Jacques Rivette  •  Helma Sanders-Brahms  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Régis Wargnier  •  Francis Girod  •  Idrissa Ouedraogo  •  Jerry Schatzberg  •  Hugh Hudson  •  Ismail Merchant  •  Gaston Kaboré  •  Jaco Van Dormael  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant  •  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Jeffe Alperi  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Ticky Holgado

The Wind Will Carry Us (1999) RT 96% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
CAST:  Behzad Dorani  •  Noghre Asadi  •  Roushan Karam Elmi  •  Bahman Ghobadi

Like Someone In Love (2012) RT 82% / Audience 59%

DVD release: May 2014

An old man and a young woman meet in Tokyo. She knows nothing about him, he thinks he knows her. He welcomes her into his home, she offers him her body. But the web that is ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
CAST:  Rin Takanashi  •  Tadashi Okuno  •  Ryo Kase  •  Denden

Shirin (2008) RT 86% / Audience 55%

DVD release: Aug 2010

A hundred and fourteen famous Iranian theater and cinema actresses and a French star: mute spectators at a theatrical representation of Khosrow and Shirin, a Persian poem from ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
CAST:  Taraneh Alidoosti  •  Pegah Ahangarani  •  Mahnaz Afshar  •  Juliette Binoche

To Each His Own Cinema (2007)

A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Wong Kar-Wai  •  Lars von Trier  •  Roman Polanski  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Bille August  •  Tsai Ming-liang  •  Alejandro González Iñárritu  •  Manoel de Oliveira  •  David Cronenberg  •  Ken Loach  •  Jane Campion  •  Atom Egoyan  •  Amos Gitai  •  Gus Van Sant  •  Nanni Moretti  •  Aki Kaurismäki  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Olivier Assayas  •  Takeshi Kitano  •  Chen Kaige  •  Elia Suleiman  •  Walter Salles  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Raoul Ruiz  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Hou Hsiao-hsien  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Jean-Pierre Dardenne  •  Luc Dardenne  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Michael Cimino
CAST:  Pegah Ahangarani  •  Leonid Alexeenko  •  Taraneh Alidoosti  •  Dàvi Alvarado

Through the Olive Trees (1994)

The film focuses on one of the events in "Life, and Nothing More..." (1992), and explores the relationship between the film director, and the actors. The local actors play a ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
CAST:  Mohamad Ali Keshavarz  •  Farhad Kheradmand  •  Zarifeh Shiva  •  Hossein Rezai

Where Is the Friend's Home? (1987)

An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
CAST:  Babek Ahmed Poor  •  Ahmed Ahmed Poor  •  Kheda Barech Defai  •  Iran Outari




10 on Ten (2004)

"10 on Ten" is a 2004 Iranian documentary film directed by Abbas Kiarostami. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival. Looking to his ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
CAST:  Abbas Kiarostami

Roads of Kiarostami (2006) RT Audience 33%

Static shots of his photos alternate with footage of director Abbas Kiarostami's car winding through mountain roads, as the Iranian filmmaker muses in voice-over on the ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
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Ten (2002) RT 87% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Nov 2004

A visual social examination in the form of ten conversations between a driving woman and her various pick-ups and hitchhikers.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
CAST:  Mania Akbari  •  Amin Maher  •  Kamran Adl  •  Roya Arabshahi

Tickets (2005) RT 71% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 2006

A train travels across Italy toward Rome. On board is a professor who daydreams a conversation with a love that never was, a family of Albanian refugees who switch trains and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Ken Loach  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Ermanno Olmi
CAST:  Carlo Delle Piane  •  Valeria Bruni Tedeschi  •  Silvana De Santis  •  Filippo Trojano

ABC Africa (2001) RT 78% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Jun 2005

Abbas Kiarostami shoots a documentary about the AIDS crisis in Uganda.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
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Five (2003) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Feb 2009

Finding himself in a house in the north of Iran by the Caspian Sea, the director picked up his handheld DV camera and began filming the seemingly anodyne events happening on ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
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Homework (1989) RT Audience 8%

DVD release: Aug 2002

Homework (Mashgh-e Shab) is a documentary Abbas Kiarostami directed in 1989 after realizing he was having difficulties assisting his son with his homework. Kiarostami ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
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First Graders (1984)

A documentary film about a boys school in Iran. The film shows numerous, funny and moving interviews of many different young pupils of this school summoned by their ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
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Toothache (1983)

"Equal parts narrative and instructional cautionary tale, Toothache emphasizes taking care of one's teeth" (MoMA).  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Abbas Kiarostami
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