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Kyle Smith

 

Abbas Kiarostami’s Transcendental Style

The Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami has repeatedly said he enjoys it when audiences fall asleep during his films. This might explain his relative anonymity in America. After all, we’ve been told to go to movie theaters for escapism, thrills, adventures, stories.

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