Abbas Kiarostami

Abbas Kiarostami

Active - 1970 - 2017  |   Birth - Jun 22, 1940  |   Death - Jul 4, 2016  |   Genres - Drama, Documentary, Comedy Drama, Biography, Comedy | Subgenres - Comedy Drama, Drama Fiction, LGBT-Related Film, Road Movie, Trial Film

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Abbas Kiarostami was an Iranian film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer. An active film-maker from 1970, Kiarostami had been involved in over forty films, including shorts and documentaries. Kiarostami attained critical acclaim for directing the Koker trilogy (1987–94), Close-Up (1990), Taste of Cherry (1997) – which was awarded the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival that year – and The Wind Will Carry Us (1999). In his later works, Certified Copy (2010) and Like Someone in Love (2012), he filmed for the first time outside Iran: in Italy and Japan, respectively.

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