:Taste of Cherry

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:Taste of Cherry / Ta'm e guilass

Iran/France, 1997, 95 min

An Iranian man drives his truck in search of someone who will quietly bury him under a cherry tree after he commits suicide.

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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 to work as a graphic designer. He then joined the Center for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, where he started a film section, starting his career as a filmmaker at the age of 30. Since then he has made a number of movies and has become one of the most important figures in contemporary Iranian and world cinema. Abbas Kiarostami died on 4th of June this year in Paris, France.
Palme d’Or, Cannes Film Festival 1997
Best Foreign Film, Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards 1999
Best Foreign Language Film, Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1998
Best Foreign Language Film, New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1998
Best Foreign Language Film, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 1999
Best Foreign Language Film, National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1999
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