Janus Films | Release Date: March 26, 2010
Summary: This fiction-documentary hybrid uses a real-life sensational event - a young man arrested on charges that he fraudulently impersonated well-known filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf - as the basis for a stunning, multi-layered investigation into movies, identity, artistic creation, and life itself. With its universal themes and fascinating narrative knots, Close-Up continues to resonate with viewers around the world. (Janus Films)
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Runtime: 100 min
Production: The Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults
Genres: Drama, Crime
Country: Iran
Language: Persian
Director Credit
Abbas Kiarostami Director
Writer Credit
Abbas Kiarostami Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Mohsen Makhmalbaf Himself
Cast Credit
Abbas Kiarostami Himself
Abolfazl Ahankhah Himself
Ahmad Reza Moayed Mohseni Family Friend
Davood Goodarzi Sergeant
Davood Mohabbat Court Recorder
Haj Ali Reza Ahmadi Judge
Hassan Komaili Court Recorder
Hooshang Shamaei Taxi Driver
Hossain Farazmand Reporter
Mahrokh Ahankhah Herself
Mehrdad Ahankhah Himself
Mohammad Ali Barrati Soldier
Monoochehr Ahankhah Himself
Nayer Mohseni Zonoozi Herself
Producer Credit
Ali Reza Zarrin Executive Producer