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Abbas Kiarostami

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    Window Shopping Through Kiarostami and Dorsky

    Just one look (or two) in the films of two New York Film Festival auteurs.

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    Abbas Kiarostami Wants To Reteam With Juliette Binoche, Talks 'Like Someone In Love' & Weighs In On The 'Innocence Of Muslims'

    Perennial Iranian director/legend Abbas Kiarostami’s second filmmaking-holiday (the first being the wonderful “Certified Copy”) finds him in Japan, observing two days in the life of an unlikely trio: a student moonlighting as a call girl, her aged, patriarchal client, and the woman’s hot-head boyfri...

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    Interview: Abbas Kiarostami Discusses the Mysteries of 'Like Someone in Love'

    In the U.S. for NYFF promoting a new movie in the city for the first time in more than a decade, the 72-year-old filmmaker sat down with Indiewire to discuss his intentions with "Like Someone in Love," why he prefers to work outside Iran and how he keeps looking for new challenges.

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    EXCLUSIVE: Banned From Filmmaking, Jafar Panahi Has Made Another Movie, Says Abbas Kiarostami

    Last year, Panahi allegedly smuggled the diary film about his experiences under house arrest, titled "This is Not a Film," into the Cannes Film Festival on a USB drive. According to fellow Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami, Panahi, who is facing a six-year jail sentence, has completed another film.

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    5 Surprising & Controversial Cannes Film Festival Winners From Years Gone By

    As much as people have quibbles with (much more democratically voted on) awards like the Oscars, the decisions by juries at film festivals tend to be even more contentious. Usually drawn from practitioners, actors, with a few other curious participants in there as well, jurors often come in with the...

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    CANNES: Sundance Selects Takes U.S. Rights To Abbas Kiarostami's 'Like Someone In Love'

    On the final day of the Cannes Film Festival, Sundance Selects has picked up all U.S. rights to Abbas Kiarostami's competition title "Like Someone In Love."

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    CANNES 2012: Abbas Kiarostami's LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE

    Denial and delusion ripple the pristine visual surface of "Like Someone in Love," Abbas Kiarostami’s masterful critique of social and emotional formality, set in Japan.

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    Abbas Kiarostami's Next Is Italy-Set 'Horizontal Process,' Paolo Sorrentino Returning With 'La Grande Bellezza'

    It’s time for a round-up of a trio of international filmmakers and their upcoming projects. Exciting, no?

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    CANNES REVIEW: Abbas Kiarostami Heads to Japan and Delivers a Tantalizing Mystery With 'Like Someone in Love'

    There's a lot of driving and talking in "Like Someone in Love," Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami's latest production made outside of his native country, but beyond that is anyone's guess. Following last year's Tuscany-set "Certified Copy," the new movie finds the...

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    New Photos From Cannes Contenders Hong Sang-Soo's 'In Another Country' & 'Loving Without Reason' Starring Tahar Rahim

    After the Cannes line-up unveiling last week, all eyes are on the 16th of May when the cinematic world turns its attention to the south of France. We've already been getting a few early glimpses at numerous films headed to the fest with a couple more peeks arriving today for Hong Sang-soo's ...

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