Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Five
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Five

Kiarostami’s best films are more than just experiments, and despite this slight-seeming work, the director…

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Ten
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Ten

Oeuvre: Kiarostami: ABC Africa
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: ABC Africa

Isn’t Kiarostami just enlisting the image of the Other for an aesthetic exercise?

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: The Wind Will Carry Us
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: The Wind Will Carry Us

The Wind Will Carry Us offers more questions than answers, yet it still manages to…

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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Taste of Cherry
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Oeuvre: Kiarostami: Taste of Cherry

May be Kiarostami's most emblematic film, playing out in such subdued fashion that it’s easy…

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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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