Walking with the Wind (Voices and Visions in Film)

Walking with the Wind (Voices and Visions in Film)

Abbas Kiarostami


This bilingual variation of contemporary verse via the prestigious Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami (award-winning director of such movies as Close-Up and Taste of Cherry) contains English translations of greater than 200 crystalline, haiku-like poems, including their Persian originals. The translators, famous Persian literature students Ahmad Karimi-Hakkak and Michael Beard, give a contribution an illuminating creation to Kiarostami's poetic company, reading its dating to his special cinematic corpus and to the traditions of vintage and modern Persian poetry.

Of curiosity to fans of cinema and literature alike, Walking with the Wind—the moment quantity in Harvard movie Archive's sequence "Voices and Visions in Film"—sheds gentle on a latest grasp who transforms basic fragments of truth into evocative narrative landscapes.

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