1 Biographical Movie |
1 Print Biography |
3 Interviews |
4 Articles |
Did You Know?
My films have been progressing towards a certain kind of minimalism, even though it was never intended. Elements which can be eliminated have been eliminated. This was pointed out to me by somebody who referred to the paintings of Rembrandt and his use of light: some elements are highlighted while others are obscured or even pushed back into the dark. And it's something that we do - we bring out ...
Upon accepting a prize at the Cannes Film Festival for Taste of Cherry
(1997), he received a hug and kiss from presenter Catherine Deneuve
. Since public physical contacts between members of the opposite sexes, who are unrelated to one another, are banned by the Islamic government in Iran, Kiarostami's home country, he didn't return to his Tehran home for a week.
Scenes that take place in or around a car