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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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    Watch: Endearing Teaser Trailer For Abbas Kiarostami's Japanese Romantic Drama 'Like Someone In Love'

    After taking the festival scene by storm last year with his Euro-set "Certified Copy," Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has now moved East with his latest effort, Japanese-language romantic drama "Like Someone In Love," formerly known as "The End."

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    VIDEO ESSAY: The Double Life of James and Juliette: Mysteries and Perceptions in Kiarostami's CERTIFIED COPY

    The newest film from Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami, "Certified Copy," is a complete and total enigma. Many films pose mysteries at their centers, including detective stories, thrillers with multiple twists, and now often art films that pose ambiguous endings. But "Certified Copy" emerges as some...

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    The Playlist's Most Anticipated Foreign-Language Films Of 2012

    Forget the multiplex, what's going to be heating up the arthouse this year? 2011 saw some fantastic foreign flicks not only crowding top ten lists ("Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives," "A Separation," "Le Havre," etc) but even some like the ode-to-silent-cinem...

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    Juliette Binoche Talks The Emotional Intensity Of 'Certified Copy'

    One of our favorite pictures of the 2010 festival season was Abbas Kiarostami's "Certified Copy," a rich and deeply layered film that wasn't only unlike anything the filmmaker had done before, but a completely unique experience that explored the various facets and stages of a romantic relationship in both a welcoming and experimental way. The film follows a couple through the Tuscan countryside as they discuss love, life and art amidst a relationship that has/is crumbling, while the exact nature of their relationship is playfully never quite clear. We recently spoke with lead actress, legendary French actress Juliette Binoche about her work o...

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    Olivier Assayas & Abbas Kiarostami Shooting New Films This Spring

    Assayas Taking On '70s Coming Of Age Tale 'Something In The Air'; Kiarostami Tackling Japanese-Language Relationship Pic 'The End'In the thick of the Berlin Film Festival market, MK2 Productions have revealed they are are going full steam ahead with new projects, getting behind Olivier Assayas and A...

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    Watch: Trailer For Abbas Kiarostami's Gorgeous 'Certified Copy'

    In advance of its spring release, a trailer has landed for Abbas Kiarostami's "Certified Copy." You've already heard our praise for the film and we don't really know what more we can add at this point except to say: go see it.

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    Exclusive: Poster For Abbas Kiarostami's 'Certified Copy' Starring Juliette Binoche

    A film that stole the hearts of the Playlist team at Cannes (review here) and the New York Film Festival last year, Abbas Kiarostami's "Certified Copy" might be the director's most accessible, rewarding film to date. And after a run of festivals last year, it's set to hit theaters courtesy of IFC th...

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    IFC Confirms March 11, 2011 Release For 'Certified Copy' & Future Criterion Release

    Some good news for arthouse fans this morning. IFC Films has confirmed that Abbas Kiarostami's "Certified Copy" which made the festival rounds this year, will not only hit theaters on March 11, 2011 but will also be prepped for a future home video release by The Criterion Collection, marking yet ano...

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