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Original Title : Nema-ye Nazdik
Year : 1990
Country : Iran
Movie Duration : 98 min

Cast :

Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Hossain Sabzian, Abolfazl Ahankhah

Production :

Kanoon

Awards :

Won:
FIPRESCI Prize -Istanbul International Film Festival (1992)
Best Film Award – Istanbul International Film Festival (1990).

  • Synopsis

    The movie is a true story of a poor man who impersonates director Mohsen Makhmalbaf and gets into a rich household on the pretext that he wants to use them and their house in his next film. It features the people involved, acting as themselves. A film about human identity.

  • About Director

    Abbas Kiarostami

    Abbas Kiarostami was an Iranian film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer.He had been involved in over forty films, including shorts and documentaries. Kiarostami attained critical acclaim for directing the Koker trilogy (1987–94), Close-Up (1990), Taste of Cherry (1997) – which was awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival that year – and The Wind Will Carry Us (1999).

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