And Life Goes On

And Life Goes On

And Life Goes On

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Country: Iran

Year: 1992

Runtime: 95 minutes

Color / Mono

In the aftermath of the 1990 earthquake in Iran that left fifty-thousand dead, Kiarostami returns to Koker, where his camera surveys not only devastation but also the teeming life left in its wake. Blending fiction and reality into a playful, poignant road movie, And Life Goes On follows a film director who, along with his son, makes the trek to the region in hopes of finding out if the young boys who acted in Where Is the Friend's House? are among the survivors, and discovers a resilient community pressing on in the face of tragedy. Finding beauty in the bleakest of circumstances, Kiarostami crafts a quietly majestic ode to the best of the human spirit.

And Life Goes On
And Life Goes On
And Life Goes On
And Life Goes On

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