ABBAS Kyarostami( Director, Screenwriter)
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Biography ABBAS Kyarostami
Date of Birth: 22/06/1940
Iranian presence in all major world festivals in 1990-ies. has the same binding, which in the late 1980's - early 1990. was the presence of Asian and Soviet. Jaded formal artifice intellectuals fascinated humanity and existential realism, Iranian films. Sinefilov they bribe their deceptive, almost childlike naivete, masking subtle and sophisticated game with the very essence of cinema. Abbas Kyarostami - Iranian director Number 1.
Kyarostami was born in Tehran on June 22, 1940, Mr.. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts of Tehran University, specializing in graphics and advertising, and then began working as an artist and director of commercials and sometimes preparing sketches for films. In 1970. Abbas came to the Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Adolescents, where he founded the department of film. There he made his first teaching and educational short film for youth "Bread and Street". Debut full meter began painting 1974. "Traveler".
In subsequent years, the director has made more than one dozen tapes, but the world community Kyarostami opened only in 1989, when at the Locarno International Film Festival prize, the Bronze Leopard "and the FIPRESCI prize was his 1987 movie of the year" where a friend's house? ". Previous Gilaki in the province with the participation of actors, amateurs, painting one day in the life of an ordinary Iranian student moved to tears the most inveterate snobs in Europe. Iranian director has been named "new Rossellini.
. Kyarostami returned to the village where they filmed "friend" - he went there three days after the terrible earthquake in 1990, to learn about the fate of two people, brothers Ahmadnurov playing in the "Other"
. The result was shrill and optimistic, despite all the tragedy happened, the film "And life goes on" (1991), the plot of which was life itself. Director (alter-ego, played by actor Farhad Kyarostami Keradman), together with his son go to a remote village in the north, looking for the favorite not only Iranians Ahmad and Babak Ahmadnurov. The most impressive episode tape has become one in which just buried relatives farmers adjust TV antenna to watch broadcasts of the World Cup. Life and nothing more (this is another way to translate the movie) - imperative Kyarostami that made possible the emergence of his other masterpieces "Through the Olive" (1994) and "Taste of Cherry" (1997). Both paintings have participated in the contest the Cannes International Film Festival, . Both arrived in France, . overcoming obstacles, . perpetrated by the Iranian authorities (which has led critics to compare Russia's position Kyarostami at home with the provision of Andrei Tarkovsky in Communist Russia),
. "Taste of Cherry", which surprisingly bold for an Islamic country disclosed subject of suicide, won the Palme d'Or "jubilee 50 th Cannes International Festival. Next Kyarostami "Gone with the Wind" was awarded the Silver Lion, Venice International Film Festival. Despite worldwide fame, Kyarostami still sometimes acts as an artist, illustrating children's books
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. 1970 - Bread and ul "(Nan va Koutcheh) (c / m)
. 1974 - "Traveler" (Mossafer)
. 1987 - "Where a friend's house?" (Khane-ye Doust Kodjast?)
. 1989 - "Homework" (Mashgh-e Shab)
. 1991 - "And life goes on" (Zendegi Edame Darad)
. 1994 - "Through the Olive" (Zire darakhatan zeyton)
. 1995 - "Lumiere and Company" (Lumiere et compagnie)
. 1997 - "Taste of Cherry" (Ta'm e guilass)
. 1999 - "Gone with the Wind" (Bad ma ra khabad bord)