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24 Frames (2017)

Not Rated | | Drama | 2 August 2018 (Hong Kong)
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24 Frames is an experimental project made by filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami in the last three years of his life. It is a collection of 24 short four-and-a-half minute films inspired by still images, including paintings and photographs.

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Abbas Kiarostami
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What happens in the moments before and after a photograph is taken? 24 Frames answers this question and unites the two artistic languages Kiarostami dedicated his life to. Melancholic and joyous, serious and mischievous, it's a refined meditation on the passage of time and on the fragility of existence - themes central to the cinema of this revered Iranian director. Written by Anonymous

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The final film from Abbas Kiarostami.

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Drama

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Country:

Iran | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 August 2018 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

24 Cuadros See more »

Filming Locations:

Iran

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,101, 4 February 2018

Gross USA:

$34,482

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,045
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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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snow, meet water
18 June 2019 | by lee_eisenbergSee all my reviews

Abbas Kiarostami was probably Iran's most famous director ever. He died in 2016, right after completing the experimental "24 Frames". This movie features several scenes - many of them containing animals, snow or water - simply depicted as their own free-standing stories. No dialogue except for music, and no people except those who pass by. Characteristic of Kiarostami's frequent blending of simplicity and complexity, as well as his common theme of life and death. Like Akira Kurosawa, Stanley Kubrick and Alfred Hitchcock, he was a director who revolutionized cinema.

This movie will not be for everyone. The absence of narrative and the single shots test your attention span. But if you want to see what a movie can be at its best, then this will be the film for you.


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