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THE ABBAS KIAROSTAMI COLLECTIONThe Palme d'Or-winning Iranian filmmaker
Abbas Kiarostami is one of the world cinema's most influential and pioneering figures.
Unbound by the normal conventions of filmmaking, his extraordinary body of work consistently seeks to push the limits of and redefine the nature of film.
CERTIFIED COPY (2010)
Winner of the Best Actress award for Juliette Binoche at the 2010 Cannes Film festival, Certified Copy marries post-modern reality games with mature romantic comedy in a single playful and provocative package.
France, Italy 2009/ 94 mins. approx./ French, Italian & English with English subtitles/ Colour/ 16:9/ Dolby Digital 5.1 Special Features: The Making of Certified Copy, Theatrical Trailer
10 ON TEN (2004)
10 On Ten is a fascinating masterclass by the director on his methods and the influence digital photography has had on his work.
Iran, France 2004/ 88 mins. approx./ in Farsi 6 English with English subtitles/ Colour/ 4:3/ Dolby Digital 2.0
An ingenious and boldly inventive portrait of contemporary Iran set entirely within the confines of a car, whose female driver sets out on a series of journeys through the country’s capital.
Iran, France 2002/ 90 mins. approx./ In Farsi with English subtitles/ Colour/ 4:3/ Dolby Digital 2.0
ABC AFRICA (2001)
Highlighting the plight of the thousands on Ugandan children orphaned by civil war and the AIDS crisis, this documentary also reveals the beauty and spirit of a country and its people.
Iran, Uganda 2001/ 84 mins. approx./ In Farsi & English with English subtitles/ Colour/ 4:3/ Dolby Digital 2.0
THE WIND WILL CARRY US (1999)
This haunting, visually stunning and abstract meditation on life and death and the divisions between tradition and modernity, stands among Kiarostami’s finest works.
Iran, France 1999/ 113 mins. approx./ in Farsi with English subtitles/ Colour/ 16:9/ Dolby Digital mono
TASTE OF CHERRY (1997)
This Palme d’Or-winning film is a deeply humanistic, intimate and unexpectedly life-affirming discourse on the moral and ethical issues of suicide.
Iran 1997/ 98 mins. approx./ IN FARSI with English subtitles/ Colour/ 16:9/ Dolby Digital 2.0