Abbas Kiarostami

Abbas Kiarostami

Birthday1940-06-22
AgeHe is 77 years old
Birth Sign Cancer (juin 21 - juil. 21)
GenderMale
Abbas Kiarostami's Children
He has 2 Children. Their names are Bahman Kiarostami and Ahmad Kiarostami.
Alias for Abbas Kiarostami
known other names for Abbas Kiarostami
Who is Abbas Kiarostami?
Abbas Kiarostami is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer. An active filmmaker since 1970, Kiarostami has been involved in over forty films, including shorts and documentaries. Kiarostami attained critical acclaim for directing the Koker Trilogy, Close-Up, Taste of Cherry, and The Wind Will Carry Us. In his recent films, Certified Copy and Like Someone in Love, he filmed for the first time outside Iran, in Italy and Japan, respectively. Kiarostami has worked extensively as a screenwriter, film editor, art director and producer and has designed credit titles and publicity material. He is also a poet, photographer, painter, illustrator, and graphic designer. He is part of a generation of filmmakers in the Iranian New Wave, a Persian cinema movement that started in the late 1960s and includes pioneering directors such as Masoud Kimiai, Sohrab Shahid Saless, Dariush Mehrjui, Bahram Beyzai, Nasser Taghvai and Parviz Kimiavi. These filmmakers share many common techniques including the use of poetic dialogue and allegorical storytelling dealing with political and philosophical issues.
Education
He went to the following schools
  • University of Tehran
Receives Awards
  • Palme d'Or - Taste of Cherry
  • Leopard of Honour - sprocketonline
Abbas Kiarostami's Books
  • Walking with the wind
Films
  • ABC Africa netflixbot