Plays Monday, May 18 at 7:30 PM at the Michigan!
Part of the Abbas Kiarostami: A Retrospective film series – Behzad, Keyvan, Ali and Jahan, journalists posing as production engineers, arrive in a Kurdish village to document the locals’ mourning rituals that anticipate the death of an old woman, but she remains alive. The main “engineer” is forced to slow down and appreciate the lifestyle of the village.
1999. Drama. 118 min. NR.
Featuring an introduction and post-film discussion with Cameron Cross, Assistant Professor of Iranian Studies at U-M.