Short Features #1 (Retrospective: Abbas Kiarostami)

11th July 2021
Sunday 2:00pm - 3:45pm

Venue:

Oldham Theatre

Description:

There will be two short features screened for Short Features #1, part of Retrospective: Abbas Kiarostami. 

Case No. 1, Case No. 2 (1979)

2K RESTORATION
Original Title: قضیه شکل اول، شکل دوم / Gazieh shekl-e aval, gazieh shekl-e dovom
Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami
Runtime: 48 min
Country: Iran
Language: Persian, with English subtitles
Rating: PG

ASIAN PREMIERE

Full Synopsis

This extraordinary film was made in the spring of 1979, not long after the shah’s overthrow. Kiarostami stages two versions of a classroom discipline situation – in one, a student tells on a troublemaker; in the other, seven students refuse to rat – and then has several adult authorities comment on the outcomes. The fascinating responses evoke conflicts between order and resistance.

Text by Janus Films.

Experience (1973)

2K RESTORATION
Original Title: تجربه‎ / Tadjrobeh
Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami
Runtime: 56 min
Country: Iran
Language: Persian, with English subtitles
Rating: PG

ASIAN PREMIERE

Full Synopsis

Based on a story by Amir Naderi, who also co-wrote the film, this slice of a fourteen-year-old boy’s life follows his efforts to fend for himself in the big city, working as a tea server and assistant in a photographer’s studio, running errands, and, briefly, exchanging glances with a pretty middle-class girl. With no music and little dialogue, and distinguished by its darkly elegant compositions, this film offers an impressionistic meditation on adolescent solitude.

Text by Janus Films.

For the full Retrospective: Abbas Kiarostami programme, please refer here.

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