Abbas Kiarostami (1940–2016)


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Abbas Kiarostami was born in Tehran, Iran, in 1940. He graduated from university with a degree in fine arts before starting work as a graphic designer. He then joined the Center for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, where he started a film section, and this started his career as a filmmaker at the age of 30. Since then he has ... See full bio »

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(age 76) in Paris, France

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Certified Copy Director
(2010)
(1999)
(1994)
Taste of Cherry Director
(1997)

Filmography

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 2017 24 Frames
 2016/V Take Me Home (Short)
 2014 Seagull Eggs (Short)
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary)
 2010/I No (Documentary short)
 2008 Shirin
 2007 Is There a Place to Approach? (Documentary short)
 2007 Persian Carpet (Documentary) (segment ": "Is There a Place to Approach?")
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "Where is my Romeo?")
 2006 Rug (Short)
 2006 Roads of Kiarostami (Documentary short)
 2005 White Pages (Short) (supervisor)
 2005 Tickets
 2004 10 on Ten (Documentary)
 2003 Five Dedicated to Ozu (Documentary)
 2002 Ten
 2001 ABC Africa (Documentary)
 1997 The Birth of Light (Documentary short)
 1995 Lumière and Company (Documentary)
 1995 Fellow Citizen (Documentary)
 1995 Orderly or Disorderly (Short)
 1995 Rah Hal-e Yek (Short)
 1995 À propos de Nice, la suite (Documentary) (segment "Repérages")
 1990 Close-Up
 1989 Homework (Documentary)
 1984 First Graders (Documentary)
 1982 The Chorus (Short)
 1980 Toothache (Short)
 1979 Case #1, Case #2 (Documentary)
 1977 Bozorgdasht-e mo'Allem (Short)
 1977 Jahan-nama Palace (Documentary short)
 1977 The Report (as Abbas Kiorastamu)
 1976 The Colours (Short)
 1975 So Can I (Short)
 1974 The Traveler
 1972 Recess (Short)
 1970 The Bread and Alley (Short)
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Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Abbas Kiorastamu

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

I am not sure how much of this comes from aesthetics, and how much from concept. But of course a single tree is more of a tree than a number of them. You've heard the story of the child who asked his father to show him the forest. The father obliged. When they got there, the father asked the child if he could see the forest. Surprised, the child said, "Yes, but there are so many trees that I can ... See more »

Trivia:

Retrospective at the 28th São Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil See more »

Trademark:

Inviting audience to take part in the narrative See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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