The Epic Film Challenge II
#224 – Taste of Cherry (1997)
Dir. Abbas Kiarostami
Starring: Homayoun Ershadi, Abdolrahman Bagheri, Afshin Khorshid Bakhtiari, Safar Ali Moradi, Mir Hossein Noori
The two hundred and twenty-fourth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Abbas Kiarostami’s contemplative film about a man considering his mortality as he drives around the countryside, Taste of Cherry.
Recorded in November 2017.
Is it a film you must see before you die?
Luke: Yes, but it’s a shaky yes, I think this film can hit a lot of people in a very powerful way, but it’s all on the viewer after all… I thought it was great and inspires profound questioning.