Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Through the Olive Trees
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Through the Olive Trees

Through the Olive Trees focuses on the pure question of the interaction between truth and…

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Life, and Nothing More…
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Life, and Nothing More…

A transitional work that’s enriched by comparison to those which surround it, transmuting humanistic, ground-level…

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Close-Up
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Close-Up

Is deception inherently malicious or can lying be its own kind of catharsis, a victimless…

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Oeuvre: Abbas Kiarostami: Homework
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Oeuvre: Abbas Kiarostami: Homework

The culture documented here may well horrify American children and adults alike.

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Where Is the Friend’s Home?
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Where Is the Friend’s Home?

Kiarostami’s first masterpiece, finding in the labyrinthine streets and split worlds of children and grown-ups…

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: The Report
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: The Report

Iran was at a pivotal crossroads in 1977, as mounting allegations of corruption and impropriety…

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: A Wedding Suit
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: A Wedding Suit

A Wedding Suit is among Kiarostami’s more straightforward films, and a strong early work.

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: The Traveler
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: The Traveler

As a demonstration of the director’s early grasp of aesthetic intimation, well-observed child perspectives and…

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Early Shorts and The Experience
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Early Shorts and The Experience

Early signs from a master of cinema that these studies of the human condition are…

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Oeuvre: Soderbergh: Behind the Candelabra
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Oeuvre: Soderbergh: Behind the Candelabra

This is a true story involving a person’s fight for justice (or what they perceive…

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