In Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged British writer meets a French woman who leads him to the village of Lucignano. While there, a chance question reveals something deeper.
“Maybe more than a teller, I am a story listener.” -Abbas Kiarostami. Born in Iran, Kiarostami graduated from a university for fine arts and became a graphic designer. He was made a Fellow of the British Film Institute in recognition of his outstanding contribution to film culture. Kiarostami received the UNESCO Fellini-Medal in Gold for his achievements in film, freedom, peace, and tolerance, in 1997.