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Internationally revered Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry, Ten) 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 event-the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf-as 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 it's universal themes and fascinating narrative knots, Close-Up continues to resonate with viewers around the world.
Internationally revered Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry, Ten) 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 event-the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf-as 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 it's universal themes and fascinating narrative knots, Close-Up continues to resonate with viewers around the world.
715515060318
 - Close-Up (Criterion Collection)

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Format: Blu-Ray
Label: CCIN
Catalog: 1914
Rel. Date: 06/22/2010
UPC: 715515060318

Close-Up (Criterion Collection)
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Internationally revered Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami (Taste of Cherry, Ten) 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 event-the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf-as 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 it's universal themes and fascinating narrative knots, Close-Up continues to resonate with viewers around the world.
        
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