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Zire darakhatan zeyton

Abbas Kiarostami Iran, 1994

dionysus67's rating of the film Through the Olive Trees

Marvellous piece of filmmaking: Film within a film but this is the least of this masterpiece's many merits, most of which pertain to the incredible sense of aural signifiers inserted into the Kiarostami 'ladder' that leads from the debris of earthquake, the elision of the filmmaking process, the summons of love, and the philosophical manifesto of 'coincidentia oppositorum' on the pickup truck to transcendence itself!