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This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life event—the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated the well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf—as the basis for a stunning, multilayered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and existence, in which the real people from the case play themselves.

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Directed by

Abbas Kiarostami

Written by

Abbas Kiarostami (Writer)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

Iran

Language

Persian

Cast

Keywords

movie business reenactment tehran iran mohsen makhmalbaf cineaste

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