Kiarostami in 2013
|Died||4 July 2016 (aged 76)|
|Alma mater||University of Tehran|
|Occupation||Director, screenwriter, producer|
|Where Is the Friend's Home?, Close-Up, Certified Copy,Taste of Cherry|
|Style||Documentary, spirituality, individualism, poetry and imagery|
|Home town||Gheytarieh, Tehran, Iran|
Parvin Amir-Gholi (m. 1969–1982)
He was known for making documentaries or short movies. His best known works are the Koker trilogy (1987–94), Close-Up (1990), Taste of Cherry (1997) and The Wind Will Carry Us (1999). In his later works, Certified Copy (2010) and Like Someone in Love.
- Persian pronunciation: [ʔæbˌbɒːse kijɒːɾostæˈmi]
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