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Kiarostami, Abbas

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Most widely held works by Abbas Kiarostami
Taʹm e guilass Taste of cherry by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

98 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami's 1997 Palme d'Or winner is a philosophical tale of a man so tired of life that he wants to commit suicide. Cruising the outskirts of Tehran, Mr Badii (Homayon Ershadi) unsuccessfully searches for an accomplice willing to bury him after his death, until he finally strikes a bargain with a museum guard. But before the guard agrees to do the deed, he wants to know why Mr Badii so desperately wants to die and dispense with the joys of nature, such as the taste of cherries". Artificial Eye
Bad ma ra khahad bord The wind will carry us by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

26 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of men from the city traverse the rural Iranian countryside, looking for the village of Siah Dareh, following directions such as "turn left at the big tree on top of the hill," seemingly lost. The driver, respectfully called "Engineer" by the villagers, is in this remote location to record a funeral ritual that will follow the death of a woman reputed to be more than 100 years old. As he waits and she rallies, he becomes a figure of some amusement in the valley--whenever his cell phone beeps, he charges to higher ground in his Land Rover in order to get proper reception. And as he waits to complete his task, he is transformed from a nosy outsider into a reverent observer, seeing all the transient beauty and eternal wonder of the human experience in one poor, small, rural village
Ramona and Beezus by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged British writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano. While there, a chance question reveals something deeper
Klūzāp Nimā-yi nazdīk by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Close-Up is the true story of Hossain Sabzian, a poor, underemployed, divorced, father of two. He is obsessed with the cinema. In 1989, Sabzian convinced the Ahankhah family that he was Iranian filmmaker Moshen Makhmalbaf (The Silence) and that he would cast them in his next film. Eventually, the family caught on to the ruse and contacted the authorities, leading to Sabzian's arrest. A journalist wrote a column about the incident that Kiarostami read. The director quickly put together a crew and set about to film the trial as well as restage previous events, but with a twist: Sabzian, the Ahankhahs, and the others involved played themselves. Thus, the film is an amalgamation of documentary and drama that questions the very nature and purpose of film, forces audiences to contemplate the basic experience of moviegoing, and in the process redefined how Iranian cinema saw itself
Like someone in love by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

24 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in Japanese and English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over a period of two days, a young student/prostitute and a grandfatherly widower develop an unexpected connection
Ṭalā-yi surkh Crimson gold by Jafar Panahi( Visual )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hussein is a pizza deliveryman in Tehran. Wounded in the Iraq-Iran war, he suffers from an unnamed illness for which he takes "medication." When not delivering pizza, he and his naïve, talkative friend Ali are petty thieves. Hussein is engaged to Ali's sister. His job brings him repeatedly to the doorways of Tehran's well-heeled, Westernized citizens, who treat him as though he were invisible. Hussein is upset by being treated like a second-class citizen, especially after bravely serving in the war. After being turned away by the owner of a posh jewelry story, and then treated with coldness and condescension on a return visit, Hussein decides that the humiliation is not to be borne. He might have seemed still and implacable, but he was not frozen, only waiting
A.B.C Africa by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

22 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over the course of a 10-day visit to Uganda, Abbas Kiarostami uses his camera to capture and caress the faces of a thousand orphans, many whose parents died of AIDS. Alternately heartbreaking and optimistic
Īstigāh-i matrūk The deserted station( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in Persian and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this lyrical and intimately nuanced story conceived by Abbas Kiarostami and starring Leila Hatami (from Dariush Mehrjui's Leila), a photographer and his young wife are stranded in a remote Iranian village after their car breaks down. The only adult inhabitant leaves with the photographer to find help, while the woman takes over the duties of teaching the village children - whose parents are nowhere to be found
Copie conforme by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

19 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"He (William Shimell) is a British author in town to talk about his new book. She (Juliette Binoche) is a French gallery owner in search of originality. Together they tour the local galleries, cafes and museums and discover that nothing is quite what it seems and truth, like art, is always open to interpretation. Captivating and hugely entertaining, this acclaimed romantic tale playfully and provocatively blurs the line between reality and imagination."--Container
Tickets by Ermanno Olmi( Visual )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this anthology film, an elderly businessman finds solace and a new insight into life when he meets a younger woman who arranges his train ticket after his flight is canceled. A young man is torn between an older woman who controls him and a younger one that attracts him. And three Scottish youths on their way to the football match of their dreams are forced to open their eyes and see the bigger picture when they meet an Albanian family. In each case, the train journey changes the course of all their lives
Lumière et compagnie Lumière & company by Sarah Moon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in French and English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pour célébrer les cent ans du cinéma, on a demandé à 40 réalisateurs et réalisatrices reconnus mondialement de se servir de la caméra originale des frères Lumière et de réaliser un film d'une durée de 52 secondes
Shīrīn My sweet Shirin( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""Shirin shows audience of more than 100 women who are deeply absorbed in watching a film we never see. We observe how the drama plays out on their faces, seen in close up, mostly one at a time....based on the powerful 12th century Persian poem by Nizami, the film-within-a-film is a story of star-crossed lovers and female self-sacrifice that is as well known in modern-day Iran as Romeo and Juliet is in the West" -- container
Inside Iran by Mark Edward Harris( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Islamic Republic of Iran is at the center of world attention politically, socially, and culturallybut it remains largely a cipher to the West. Award-winning photographer Mark Edward Harris has traveled throughout Iran to produce the first contemporary photographic book on a place seldom seen or understood. His images of daily life offer a fascinating look at a society of juxtapositionsancient and modern, commercial and spiritual, serene and intense, political and personal. With chapter introductions and extended captions providing context for the images, Inside Iran is a crucial look at a country whose future is likely to influence our own
Walking with the wind by Abbas Kiarostami( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and Persian and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This bilingual edition of recent verse by the celebrated Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami (award-winning director of such films as Close-Up and Taste of Cherry) includes English translations of more than two hundred crystalline, haiku-like poems, together with their Persian originals. The translators, noted Persian literature scholars Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak and Michael Beard, contribute an illuminating introduction to Kiarostami's poetic enterprise, examining its relationship to his unique cinematic corpus and to the traditions of classic and contemporary Persian poetry. Of interest to enthusiasts of cinema and literature alike, Walking with the Wind - the second volume in Harvard Film Archives series "Voices and Visions in Film"--Sheds light on a contemporary master who transforms simple fragments of reality into evocative narrative landscapes."--Jacket
Where is my friend's house? by Abbas Kiarostami( Visual )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un écolier iranien fait face aux défis et aux obstacles quand il défie ses parents pour partir à la recherche de la maison d'un ami dans un village voisin
What is cinema?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chuck Workman is best known for creating unforgettable Oscar montage sequences and for his award-winning documentaries. Here he demonstrates his command of cinematic language, creating a visual essay out of clips from films that pushed the boundaries of the art form and gave us ideas of what the future might hold. Includes new and archival interviews with eclectic filmmakers
The Key by Ebrahim Forouzesh( Visual )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four-year-old boy, locked in the family apartment while his mother goes out to do some shopping, tries to take care of his baby brother and cope with a series of minor crises, as anxious neighbors try to advise him from outside
Kārgarān mashghūl-i kārand Men at work( Visual )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Persian and English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about four old friends who, driving back from a failed ski trip, encounter a strange and enormous rock by the side of the road above a lake. The men's frivolous attempt to dislodge the rock gradually disintegrates into a tale of betrayal, defeat and renewed hope. The heroes of the film are doctors, engineers and businessmen in the throes of mid-life crises. Their middle class problems and the absurd phallic rock venture give rise to great humor
Stille und bewegte Bilder = Images, still and moving by Abbas Kiarostami( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abbas Kiarostami (*1940 in Teheran) became known primarily for his films made in the seventies, which were awarded prizes at film festivals such as Cannes (Golden Palm 1997) and Venice. Despite large-scale solo exhibitions at institutions such as the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the photographic oeuvre of this artist, who studied painting, has yet to be showcased in germanophone countries. Whereas Kiarostami's films contain haunting images of the human experience, he trains his photographic eye on untouched landscapes, often taking years to develop the images into series such as 'Snow White' (1978-2004) and 'Rain and Wind' (2007)
10 by Geoff Andrew( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scénario du douzième long métrage écrit et réalisé par le cinéaste iranien A. Kiarostami. Il se compose de dix séquences dialoguées dans desquelles cinq femmes et un enfant prennent place à côté de Mania au volant de sa voiture. C'est aussi l'évolution d'une seule et unique femme qui est représentée dans ce film présenté en sélection officielle au Festival de Cannes 2002
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Bad ma ra khahad bord The wind will carry us
Alternative Names
Abas Kijarostami

Abāss Kijārostamī

Abbas Kiarostami

Abbas Kiarostami 1940-

Abbas Kiarostami cineastas y fotógrafos de Irán

Abbas Kiarostami cinéaste iranien

Abbas Kiarostami Director, guionista e produtor de cine iraniano

Abbas Kiarostami filmregisseur uit Iran

Abbas Kiarostami iráni filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró

Abbas Kiarostami Iranian film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer

Abbas Kiarostami iranischer Drehbuchautor, Filmregisseur und Lyriker

Abbás Kiarostamí íránský filmový režisér, scenárista a producent, fotograf, ilustrátor a básník

Abbas Kiarostami regista iraniano

Abbas Kiyarüstemi

Ebbas Kiyarustemi

Keyarostäme, Abbas 1940-2016

Keyarostǝme, Abbas 1940-2016

Kia-rostami, Abbas 1940-2016

Kiyā Rustamī, ʻAbbās

Kīyā Rustamī, ʿAbbās 1940-2016

Kiyārustamī, ʻAbbās

Kiyārustamī, ʿAbbās 1940-...

Kiyārustamī ʿAbbās 1940-2016

Rustamī, ʿAbbās K. 1940-2016

Rustamī, ʻAbbās Kiyā

Rustamī, ʿAbbas Kīyā 1940-2016

Аббас Киаростами

Аббас Кіаростамі

Аббос Киёрустамӣ

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עבאס קיארוסטמי

رستمي، عباس كيا

رستمي، عباس كيا 1940-

عباس كيارستمي

عباس كيارستمي، 1940-

كيارستمى، عباس

كيارستمى، عباس 1940-

كيارستمي, عباس.

‏کيارستمى، عباس.

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کیارستمی عباس 1940-2016

আব্বস কিয়রোস্তামি

ਅੱਬਾਸ ਕਿਆਰੋਸਤਾਮੀ

അബ്ബാസ് കിയാരൊസ്തമി

აბას კიაროსტამი

아바스 키아로스타미

키아로스타미, 압바스 1940-


キアロスタミ, アッバス


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