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Pretty much epitomises what Abbas Kiarostami does so well – taking the mundane and making it profound. Homayoun Ershadi stars as a seemingly ordinary man driving around the hillsides on the outskirts of Tehran. He stops and engages with almost every individual he encounters – is he lost? is he in need of help? Slowly it is revealed that he is looking for someone to bury him after he has committed suicide. Unsurprisingly he struggles to find someone willing to participate, but in the process has a number of fascinating conversations that reveal much about the individuals, but also about the current state of Iran.

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