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Documentary Drama 19901h 38mOn: The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Adaptation Classic Country: Iran

This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a sensational real-life event—the arrest of a young man on charges that he fraudulently impersonated the well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf—as the basis for a stunning, multilayered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and existence, in which the real people from the case play themselves.Close-Up featuring Mohsen Makhmalbaf and Monoochehr Ahankhah is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 1 other. It's a documentary and drama movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (16,599 votes) and was well received by critics.

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Abbas Kiarostami


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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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#464 Ranked Movie

#45 Ranked in Biography Movies

#86 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

#95 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

Close-Up has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.3 (16,599 votes) and was well received by critics. The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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