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Like Someone in Love

Like Someone in Love
  • 2012
  • France/Japan
  • 109 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Abbas Kiarostami
  • Cast: Tadashi Okuno, Rin Takanashi, Denden
  • Language: Japanese
  • UK release: 21 June 2013

Akiko (Takanashi) is a young Japanese student who also works as a prostitute. When her boyfriend Noriaki (Kase) takes one of her clients to be her grandfather, a subtle game of misunderstandings ensues. If not among Kiarostami's best films, it's beautiful, tender and subtle.

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Like Someone in Love

21 Jun 20134 stars

A subtly tender film from Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami

Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami seeks not so much layers of ambiguity as areas of it: pockets of his films contain mysteries that we know we'll never fathom. Yet often his work seems surprisingly transparent, simple in the minimalism of event, and the…

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