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Close-Up | Abbas Kiarostami | 1990. A tough film to watch. Set in Iran. A cross between documentary and reenacting for art and sanity's sake. Hated it at first, but learning to appreciate film where film is few.


Abbas Kiarostami (Iranian drama director: خانه دوست کجاست؟‎ [Where Is The Friend's Home, 1987],زندگی و دیگر هیچ‎ [Life, and Nothing More.../ And Life Goes On, 1992],نمای نزدیک [Close-Up, 1990],طعم گيلاس [Taste of Cherry, 1997],باد ما را خواهد برد‎ [The Wind Will Carry Us, 1999]).


Close-Up. Iran. Docufiction. Story of the real-life trial of a man who impersonated filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf. Directed by Abbas Kiarostami. 1990