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An Islamic Reading of Kiarostami’s Closeup

Rahman, Kaz (2011) An Islamic Reading of Kiarostami’s Closeup. Projectorhead, (1). Article Number 4. ISSN 2348-0505. (KAR id:88210)


Close-Up (1990) by the internationally renowned Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami is a seminal work that has been recognized by prominent film critics in the U.S. and Europe as exceptional in its subject matter, characterization and style. It is interesting to examine the varying, sometimes banal and sometimes inaccurate conclusions about the film. First is the ever-present association with politics under which most Iranian films are placed to some extent by critics in the West.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Close-Up, Kiarostami, Islamic Cinema, Iran, Persian Art
Subjects: N Visual Arts > ND Painting
T Technology > TR Photography
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Arts and Humanities > School of Arts
Depositing User: Kaz Rahman
Date Deposited: 17 May 2021 11:58 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:27 UTC
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