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Abbas Kiarostami, Palme d’Or-winning Iranian Film-Maker, Dies Aged 76

Abbas Kiarostami, Palme d’Or-winning Iranian Film-Maker, Dies Aged 76

Abbas Kiarostami, the multi-award-winning Iranian director whose 1997 film Taste of Cherry was awarded the Palme d’Or at the Cannes film festival, has died aged 76. “Abbas Kiarostami, who had travelled to France for treatment, has died,” reported the semi-official Isna news agency on Monday. Iran’s house of cinema confirmed the report, Isna said. Kiarostami […]