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A.k.a.
Close-Up
Year
1990
Runtime
98 min.
Director
Abbas Kiarostami
Genres
Crime, Drama, Biography
Rating *
8.3
Votes *
8,085
Checks
3,178
Favs
522
Dislikes
24
Favs/checks
16.4% (1:6)
Favs/dislikes
22:1
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  1. numbernine's avatar

    numbernine

    Mister Sabzian is truly one of the most intriguing persons I have ever seen depicted on screen. 9 years 11 months ago
  2. dondyarizona's avatar

    dondyarizona

    So humane it kills. Powerful stuff. The last shot is so beautiful. 7 years 4 months ago
  3. greennui's avatar

    greennui

    Completely original and absorbing. 6 years 5 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #8 in IMDb's Biography Top 50
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  2. This movie ranks #15 in 100 Documentary Films (BFI Screen Guide)
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  3. This movie ranks #27 in IMDb's 1990s Top 50
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  4. This movie ranks #29 in Film magazine's Best Iranian Films (2009)
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  5. This movie ranks #32 in IMDb's Crime Top 50
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  6. This movie ranks #40 in Sight and Sound 2012 - Combined List
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  7. This movie ranks #51 in Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films
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  8. This movie ranks #53 in Sight and Sound -The Greatest Documentaries of All Time
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  9. This movie ranks #63 in iCheckMovies - Most Favorite
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  10. This movie ranks #82 in They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?
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  11. This movie ranks #160 in NY Times' The Essential 1,000 Films to See
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  12. This movie ranks #179 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life
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  13. This movie ranks #292 in Cahiers du cinéma - Yearly top 10s
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  14. This movie ranks #589 in Asian Cinema: A Field Guide
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  15. This movie ranks #601 in The Criterion Collection
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  16. This movie ranks #628 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  17. This movie ranks #816 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  18. This movie ranks #854 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Films
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  19. This movie ranks #902 in Have You Seen? A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
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