Bitter cherries

What follows is not a review but an attempt to answer a question. Abbas Kiarostami’s A Taste of Cherrywas first released in 1997 (coincidentally the year I was born) and won the Palme d’Or at Cannes the same year. I have watched Kiarostami’s A Taste of Cherry some months ago. It is a pretentious film1, redeemed only by its occasional playfulness, its detachment, and perhaps … Continue reading Bitter cherries