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2,252 Ratings


Nema-ye Nazdik

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami
Iran, 1990
Crime, Documentary, Drama


“A frustrated young film-buff, who had been posing as Mohsen Makhmalbaf, gets arrested”. The news provided Kiarostami with the basic idea for a semi-documentary film entitled “Close-up”. Two cameras film the trial, of which one with a close-up lens to probe into the psychological truth of the case.

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Close-Up Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

Awards & Festivals

Locarno International Film Festival


Toronto International Film Festival


!f Istanbul International Independent Film Festival

1992 | Winner: FIPRESCI Prize

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