Criterion Collection: Close-Up (1990) BR
Internationally revered Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami has created some of the most inventive and transcendent cinema of the past thirty years, and Close-up is his most radical, brilliant work.
This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life eventthe arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated the well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbafas the basis for a stunning, multilayered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and existence, in which the real people from the case play themselves.
With its universal themes and fascinating narrative knots, Close-up has resonated with viewers around the world.
|Director 導演||Abbas Kiarostami|