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Taste of Cherry

Director/Writer/Editor/Producer:Abbas Kiarostami
Director of Photography:Homayoun Payvar
Zeitgeist Films; NR; 95 minutes
Release:3/98
Cast:Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolhossein Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Safar Ali Moradi and Mir Hossein Noori
In Farsi with English subtitles

Kiarostami's Palme d'Or-winner at the 1997 Cannes film fest begins with a deceptively simple story about a man's (Ershadi) efforts to secure a burial sight in Tehran. But through the man's discussions with a solider (Moradi), an Islamic seminarian (Noori) and a taxidermist (Bagheri), among others, the film emerges as a moving meditation on death and one man's search for reasons to live.


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