Abbas Kiarostami
Date of Birth
Jun 22, 1940

Biography

One of the most visionary figures in international cinema, Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami makes films that both challenge viewers' expectations of modern filmmaking and expound a deeply humanist philosophy. Using a deceptive simplicity to explore very complex issues, Kiarostami stresses the importance of material over technique. Taking his inspiration and story ideas from the people around him...