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Release Date: May 09, 1990

Year    :   1990
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama, Documentary
Production Companies    :   Kanoon
Director    :   Abbas Kiarostami
Producers    :   Ali Reza Zarrin, Hassan Aghakarimi
Writers    :   Abbas Kiarostami
RunTime    :   98 mins.

This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life event—the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated the well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf—as the basis for a stunning, multilayered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and existence, in which the real people from the case play themselves.

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