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Directed by Abbas Kiarostami
France, Italy, 2010
Drama, Comedy


This is the story of a meeting between a man and a woman in a village in Southern Tuscany. He is a British author who has just finished giving a lecture at a conference. She is French and owns an art gallery. Together they tour the village and discover that nothing is quite what it seems.

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Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2010 | 2 wins including: Award of the Youth

2010 | Nominee: Palme d'Or

Village Voice Film Poll

2011 | 2nd place: Best Actress

2011 | 3rd place: Best Screenplay

2011 | Nominee: Best Film

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2011 | 3rd place: Best Lead Performance

2011 | 2 nominations including: Best Film

It is hugely satisfying to see how Kiarostami weaves his career-long obsessions and filming techniques into an entirely new type of film for him… One of the most ingenious and thought-provoking romances you’re ever likely to see.
October 04, 2010
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It’s absolutely gorgeous, wrapping everything in a warm, golden glow. And there’s a playfulness to the film, from the script—with its in-jokes and funny, observant dialogue—to the performances, which are wholly lived-in and naturalistic. It’s that rare marvel: a film as pleasurable as it is sophisticated.
May 18, 2010
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Kiarostami the magnificent imagemaker is back with a vengeance—there are sequences here as stunning in their use of offscreen space as anything he’s done before, coupled with a massive leap forward in his recent fascination with the close-up.
May 18, 2010
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