Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Abbas Kiarostami (1940-2016)


The most celebrated of Iranian filmmakers, his cinematic style shaped by Persian art and culture, Abbas Kiarostami expanded the frame of documentary and narrative fiction forms in human dramas that resonated with international audiences. 

22 June 22 1940–4 July 2016.

Read my obituary at Sight & Sound.

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