Original title: Ta’ame-Gilas…

Directors: Kiarostami, Abbas

Cast: Homayon Ershadi, Adolhossein Bagheri

Iran 1997 | Colour | 89 mins

Avaliable on: DVD

Taste of Cherry is a deeply philosophical study about a man, tired of life, who wants to commit suicide. Cruising the outskirts of Tehran, Mr Badii searches for an accomplice who is willing to bury him after he is dead. Taste of Cherry is a road movie of self-discovery that’s an unexpected affirmation of the very things that make life worth living.

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