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Bad ma ra khahad bord

Abbas Kiarostami Iran, 1999

ASHES IN THE HOURGLASS's rating of the film The Wind Will Carry Us

Kiarostami most beautiful bids adieu to the 20th Century and gently lets itself be carried into the new millennium from which nobody will return from. We are brought into this isolated corner of the world by these characters who confuse respect with pity. They are guests who objectify an endangered way of life while imposing their own onto the people. And yet, we relate with them because so do we as viewers of cinema