Synopsis: Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival, Iranian auteur Abbas Kiarostami's TASTE OF CHERRY is an emotionally complex meditation on life and death. Middle-aged Mr. Badii (Homayoun Ershadi) drives through the hilly outskirts of Tehran—searching for someone to rescue or bury him. Criterion is proud to present TASTE OF CHERRY in a beautiful widescreen transfer. In Farsi with English subtitles.
Country of Origin: France, Iran
Production Year: 1997
- 1997: Winner, Golden Palm Award, Cannes Film Festival