And Life Goes On (Zendegi va digar hich) (Life, and Nothing More) (1992)
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Release Date: Apr 26, 1996 Wide
Average Rating: 4.1/5
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The thin distinction between fiction and reality comes in for some blurring in this fact-based near-documentary. Learning of a major earthquake, the director of a children's movie, Where Is My Friend's Home?, is worried about two of his performers in that film. He sets out with his son to interview the survivors and learn the fate of his two acquaintances. However, he hires locals to play himself and his son and hires local earthquake survivors to play other earthquake survivors. When his
Apr 26, 1996 Wide
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It's a film that denies even the most rudimentary of dramatic arcs: Nothing happens, and yet life erupts all around.
If one thing is evident, it's that Kiarostami enjoys blurring the line between real life and fiction.
So natural are Kiarostami's non-professional actors, that the line between fiction and non-fiction is continually blurred.
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