Blog

Taste of Cherry (1997)

This is the second film I’ve seen by Kiarostami after Where is the Friend’s House? Ten years have gone by, the topic here is darker.

For the previous film I analyzed the narrative and the style of storytelling. Today I will look at the dialogue and the expression of the dialogue through cinematic means.

*Spoiler Alert

Where is the Friend’s House? (1987)

Three act structure: setup, confrontation, resolution.

“It’s irrefutable and bulletproof, so to speak.”

Elements of Cinema

I will analyze how the story of Where is the Friend’s House by Abbas Kiarostami does and does not adhere to this bulletproof structure and how in general its narrative structure functions.

*Spoiler Alert