Taste of Cherry (Criterion Collection)

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Taste of Cherry (Criterion Collection)
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DVD Features

  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1997
  • Label: Criterion
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada) Encoding
Theatrical Trailer
Rare Interview with Filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami
Kiarostami Feature Filmography

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring &
Performer: , , , , &
Directed by
Edited by
Screenwriting by
Director of Photography:

Major Awards:

Cannes 1997 - Palme d'Or

Entertainment Reviews:

Entertainment Weekly - 04/30/1999
"...[To some TASTE OF CHERRY] will seem a meditative masterpiece..." -- Rating: B
USA Today - 05/01/1998
"...[A] sensual dissertation..." -- 3 1/2 out of 4 stars
Film Comment - 07/01/1997
"...Simple and profound....Thoughtful..."
Entertainment Weekly - 05/30/1997
"...A gorgeous work..."
Premiere - 04/01/1998
"...[A] deeply humanistic portrait..."
Los Angeles Times - 03/27/1998
"...[A] soaring parable....There's a strong elliptical quality to Kiarostami's style, which underlies the filmmaker's ability to maintain focus with considerable emotional force and depth with great precision..."
Sight and Sound - 09/01/2005
"[The] simple premise and sparse form reveal a deeply poignant picture of a middle-aged man confronting an intense ethical dilemma."

Plot Keywords:

Essential Cinema | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • In 1997, TASTE OF CHERRY became the first Iranian film to win the Palme d'Or at Cannes.

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  • UPC: 037429137222
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