Special Tribute – Abbas Kiarostami

Handpicked masterpieces made an Iranian celluloid poet who demolished the boundaries between reality and fiction

LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE

  • 2012
  • 109 min
  • Colour

DirectorAbbas Kiarostami

LanguageJapanese

CountryFrance/Japan

In Tokyo, an elderly man and a student/escort girl take on different roles over the course of their unusual relationship. The young sex worker develops an unexpected connection with the widower over a..... Read more

SHIRIN

  • 2008
  • 92 min
  • Colour

DirectorAbbas Kiarostami

LanguagePersian

CountryIran

A hundred and fourteen famous Iranian theatre and cinema actresses and a French star: mute spectators at a theatrical representation of Khosrow and Shirin, a Persian poem from the twelfth century, put..... Read more

TAKE ME HOME

  • 2016
  • 16 min
  • Colour

DirectorAbbas Kiarostami

LanguagePersian

CountryIran

Abbas Kiarostami takes his camera to south of Italy and shows us a beautiful and playful video of alleys and stairs there...... Read more

TASTE OF CHERRY

  • 1997
  • 95 min
  • Colour

DirectorAbbas Kiarostami

LanguagePersian

CountryIran

A dark drama about a desperate man on the verge of suicide who seeks someone willing to bury him discreetly...... Read more

Ten

  • 2002
  • 89 min
  • Colour

DirectorAbbas Kiarostami

LanguagePersian

CountryIran

Ten focuses on ten conversations between a female driver in Tehran and the passengers in her car. Her exchanges with her young son, a jilted bride, a prostitute, a woman on her way to prayer and other..... Read more

THE WIND WILL CARRY US

  • 1999
  • 118 min
  • Colour

DirectorAbbas Kiarostami

LanguagePersian/French

CountryIran

A group of people from the city arrive in a little village with a different kind of mission. They pretend to be communications engineers, but they are awaiting the death of woman who is over 100. The ..... Read more