Abbas Kiarostami has spent his incomparable career exploring the spaces that separate illusion from reality and the simulated from the authentic. At first, his extraordinary and slyLike Someone in Love,which finds the Iranian director in Tokyo, may appear to be among his most straightforward films. Yet with this simple story of the growing bond between a young student and part-time call girl and a grandfatherly client, Kiarostami has constructed an enigmatic but crystalline investigation of affection and desire as complex as his masterfulClose-upandCertified Copyin its engagement with the workings of the mercurial human heart.
DIRECTOR-APPROVED SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
New digital master, approved by director Abbas Kiarostami, with 3.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack on the Blu-ray
Forty-five-minute documentary on the making of the film
New English subtitle translation
PLUS: An essay by film scholar and critic Nico Baumbach