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Kiarostami in 2013
|Born||22 June 1940|
|Died||4 July 2016 (aged 76)|
|Alma mater||University of Tehran|
|Occupation||Director, screenwriter, producer|
|Where Is the Friend's Home?, Close-Up, Certified Copy,Taste of Cherry|
|Style||Documentary, spirituality, individualism, poetry and imagery|
|Home town||Gheytarieh, Tehran, Iran|
|Spouse(s)||Parvin Amir-Gholi (m. 1969–1982)|
He was known for making documentaries or short movies. His best known works are the Koker trilogy (1987–94), Close-Up (1990), Taste of Cherry (1997) and The Wind Will Carry Us (1999). In his later works, Certified Copy (2010) and Like Someone in Love.
- Persian pronunciation: [ʔæbˌbɒːse kijɒːɾostæˈmi]
- Panel of critics (14 November 2003). The world's 40 best directors. London: Guardian Unlimited. https://www.theguardian.com/film/2003/nov/14/1. Retrieved 23 February 2007.
- Karen Simonian (2002). "Abbas Kiarostami Films Featured at Wexner Center" (PDF). Wexner center for the art. Archived from the original on 10 July 2007. https://web.archive.org/web/20070710175713/http://wexarts.org/info/press/db/87_nr-kiarostami_elec.pdf. Retrieved 23 February 2007.
- "2002 Ranking for Film Directors". British Film Institute. 2002. http://old.bfi.org.uk/sightandsound/feature/63. Retrieved 23 February 2007.
- Pulver, Andrew; Dehghan, Saeed Kamali (4 July 2016). "Abbas Kiarostami, Palme d'Or-winning Iranian film-maker, dies aged 76". https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/jul/04/abbas-kiarostami-palme-dor-winning-iranian-film-maker-dies.