April 06, Thursday

Taste of Cherry (1997)

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami
Iran | PG | Drama | Farsi | 95 min
Program: Work in Progress
Venue: The Yard, Alserkal Avenue, The Yard & A4 Space, Alserkal Avenue
Time: Mar 3, 7:00pm, Apr 6, 7:00pm

Middle-aged Mr.Badii is planning to commit suicide and desperately seeks anyone to assist him – he has already dug out the grave in the mountains, but the assistant will have to bury him when he will do the deed. He asks Kurd soldier, Afghan seminarian, but everyone refuses by some reason. Finally he finds an old Turkish taxidermist, who has a sick son and previously attempted suicide himself, and he agrees to assist Badii.