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Mainstream, VOL LVIII No 36, New Delhi, August 22, 2020

Film: Close-Up (Nema-ye Nazdik) | Abbas Kiarostami [1990]

Friday 21 August 2020

Close-Up (Persian: کلوزآپ ، نمای نزدیک‎, nemā-ye nazdīk) is a 1990 Iranian docufiction written, directed and edited by Abbas Kiarostami. The film tells the story of the real-life trial of a man who impersonated film-maker Mohsen Makhmalbaf, conning a family into believing they would star in his new film. It features the people involved, acting as themselves.

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