Certified Copy (2010), Dah (2002), Taste Of Cherry (1997), The Wind Will Carry Us (1999), ABC Africa (2001), 10 on Ten (2004)
Abbas Kiarostami is an internationally acclaimed Iranian film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer. An active filmmaker since 1970, Kiarostami has been involved in over 40 films, shorts and documentaries.
In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged English writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano.
Ten sequences examine the emotional lives of women at significant junctures.
Taste Of Cherry:
Middle-aged Mr.Badii is planning to commit suicide and desperately seeks anyone to assist him - he has already dug out the grave in the mountains, but the assistant will have to bury him when he will do the deed. He asks Kurd soldier, Afghan seminarian, but everyone refuses by some reason. Finally he finds an old Turkish taxidermist, who has a sick son and previously attempted suicide himself, and he agrees to assist Badii.
The Wind Will Carry Us:
Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.
Documentary account of the AIDS crisis in Uganda.
10 On Ten:
Kiarostami breaks down his theory of filmmaking into 10 chapters using examples from his film Ten.