Tag Archives: Through the Olive Trees

Life and Nothing More

Short Note For Abbas Kiarostami Suddenly there was a buzz, hardly opening my eyes. Bedroom glowing from my cellphone’s blue light. Looking at the screen, Kiarostami is gone. I needed few more seconds to digest the news. rapidly Checking the news feed, yes, he is really gone. Dumping my heavy body back to bed. Looking to the nothingness, darkness and ...

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painter of poetic words

In memory of Abbas Kiarostami Massimo Lechi Italy   A charming middle-aged man musingly hinting a smile while looking at the camera through the dark lenses of his sunglasses. This is the image of Abbas Kiarostami I have regularly found in magazines and newspapers over the years. From the moment I first saw how he actually looked like (probably in ...

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Abbas Kiarostami Obituary

 Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami (Persian: عباس کیارستمی) has died of cancer in a Paris hospital. He was transported there at the end of June for treatment and lost his battle on July 4th. Born in Tehran in 1940, Kiarostami was a film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer. He also worked extensively as a film editor, art director, poet, ...

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