Kiarostami’s first short film. A neo-realistic story about a little boy, a loaf of bread and a hungry dog.
Kiarostami’s second feature and the first in his Koker trilogy. A young boy attempts to deliver a notebook to his classmate. A loosely-plotted road film.
The true-life story of a man who impersonated a filmmaker to ingratiate himself into the lives of an innocent family in Tehran. The film featured the people involved performing as themselves. Voted by critics onto the 2012 Sight and Sound poll as one of the greatest films of all time.
A semi-fictional account of Kiarostami’s search for the stars of “Where Is the Friend’s Home?” after the 1990 Iran earthquake.
The third film in the Koker trilogy. A man from “Life, and Nothing More…” attempts to woo his love interest. Its narrative often blurs the line between fiction and reality.
The film that rocketed Kiarostami to international acclaim. A middle-aged man searches the countryside outside Tehran for someone to throw earth in his grave after he commits suicide. Winner of the Palme D’Or. The filmmaker was only just been allowed to leave the country to attend the festival at the last minute.
A documentarian comes to a small village. Won the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival.
10 car conversations, accounted with two consumer DV cameras attached to both sides of the vehicle. Nominated for the Palme d’Or and starring female director Mania Akbari.
Iranian actresses star alongside Juliette Binoche as she watches a Persian romance tale. Thus, we watch them watch it. More than 100 actresses were featured in the film. Kiarostami only settled on what film they were watching after he had shot them gazing at dots above the camera.
A unusual Tuscan romance between a British writer and a French antiques dealer. The film took two years to begin shooting due to delays and changes in the male lead opposite Juliette Binoche. Binoche won the Best Actress award at Cannes for he work in the film.
A sociology students moonlights as a prostitute. Kiarostami’s final film and his first co-production with Japan.