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Abbas Kiarostami
عباس کیارستمی
Abbas Kiarostami-Murcia (cropped).jpg
Kiarostami in 2013
Born22 June 1940(1940-06-22)
Died4 July 2016(2016-07-04) (aged 76)
NationalityIranian
Alma materUniversity of Tehran
OccupationDirector, screenwriter, producer
Years active1962–2016
Notable work
Where Is the Friend's Home?, Close-Up, Certified Copy,Taste of Cherry
StyleDocumentary, spirituality, individualism, poetry and imagery
Home townGheytarieh, Tehran, Iran
Spouse(s)Parvin Amir-Gholi (m. 1969–1982) «start: (1969)–end+1: (1983)»"Marriage: Parvin Amir-Gholi to Abbas Kiarostami" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Abbas_Kiarostami)
Children
  • Ahmad (b. 1971)
  • Bahman (b. 1978)
Parent(s)
  • Ahmad Kiarostami
  • Zahra Kiarostami

Abbas Kiarostami (Persian: عباس کیارستمی Loudspeaker.png pronunciation (info • help);[1] 22 June 1940 – 4 July 2016) was an Iranian movie director, screenwriter, photographer and movie producer.[2][3][4]

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.

Kiarostami died at a Paris hospital on 4 July 2016 from gastrointestinal cancer, aged 76.[5]

References

  1. Persian pronunciation: [ʔæbˌbɒːse kijɒːɾostæˈmi]
  2. 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. 
  3. 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. 
  4. "2002 Ranking for Film Directors". British Film Institute. 2002. http://old.bfi.org.uk/sightandsound/feature/63. Retrieved 23 February 2007. 
  5. 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. 

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