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Taste of Cherry (Criterion Collection)
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The first Iranian film to win the Palme d'Or, this austere, emotionally complex drama by the great Abbas Kiarostami follows the middle-aged Mr. Badii (Homayoun Ershadi) as he drives around the hilly outskirts of Tehran looking for someone who will agree to dispose of his body after he commits suicide, a taboo under Islam. Extended conversations with three passengers (a soldier, a seminarian, and a taxidermist) elicit different views of mortality and individual choice. Operating at once as a closely observed, realistic story and a fable populated by archetypal figures, Taste of Cherry challenges the viewer to consider what often goes unexamined in everyday life.

Title: Taste of Cherry (Criterion Collection)
Genre: Drama, Foreign
Starring: Mir Hossein Noori, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Homayoun Ershadi, Abdol Hossain Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtari, Safar Ali Moradi, Mir Hossain Nouri, Ahman Ansari, Hamid Massoumi
Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Studio: Criterion Collection
Release Date: 7/21/2020
Original Year: 1997
Product Type: Blu-ray
UPC: 715515248518
Item #: 2294730X

Street Date: 7/21/2020

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