Abbas Kiarostami (1940-2016)

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Abbas Kiarostami (1940-2016) It is with utter heartsickness that I report the passing of Abbas Kiarostami, perhaps the most groundbreaking filmmaker in the history of Iranian cinema. Mr. Kiarostami died of a brain hemorrhage. Having undergone four operations in Iran, he was flown to Paris for further treatment, but expired in a hospital there a…

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