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Taste of Cherry

Genres: Foreign, Drama, Criterion Collection, Iran, Foreign Drama, Other Foreign

Cast: Homayon Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Safar Ali Moradi

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

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.

Language: Farsi

Country of Origin: France, Iran

Production Year: 1997

Awards:

  • 1997: Winner, Golden Palm Award, Cannes Film Festival

Taste of Cherry
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