The Epic Film Challenge II
#223 – Through the Olive Trees (1994)
Dir. Abbas Kiarostami
Starring: Mohamad Ali Keshavarz, Farhad Kheradmand, Zarifeh Shiva, Hossein Rezai, Tahereh Ladanian, Hocine Redai
The two hundred and twenty-third installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Abbas Kiarostami’s unique film about the shooting of a single scene in a movie and the drama surrounded its production, Through the Olive Trees.
Recorded in November 2017.
Is it a film you must see before you die?
Luke: Yes, it’s quite unique and I loved the concept of focusing on the shooting of one scene in a film being the back drop to a quiet romantic drama.