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Close-Up
IFC Center
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 7:30 PM
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Admission Adult - $16.00
Admission Child - $13.00
Admission Senior - $13.00

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This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life event — the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated the well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf — as the basis for a stunning, multilayered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and existence, in which the real people from the case play themselves. With its universal themes and fascinating narrative knots, CLOSE-UP — one of Kiarostami’s most radical, brilliant works — has resonated with viewers around the world.

Screening as part of Abbas Kiarostami: A Retrospective, Fri Jul 26 through Thu Aug 15.

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Film Details
Year:1990
Language:In Persian/Farsi with English subtitles.
Director:Abbas Kiarostami