24 Frames (film)

24 Frames (Persian: ۲۴ فریم‎) is a 2017 Iranian experimental film directed by Abbas Kiarostami. It was his final feature film before his death in July 2016. It was posthumously shown in the 70th Anniversary Events section at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.[1][2]

24 Frames
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Film poster
Directed byAbbas Kiarostami
Produced byCharles Gillibert
Ahmad Kiarostami
Written byAbbas Kiarostami
Production
companies
CG Cinema
Kiarostami Foundation
Release date
  • 23 May 2017 (2017-05-23) (Cannes)
Running time
114 minutes
CountriesIran
France
LanguagePersian

ReleaseEdit

24 Frames premiered at the 70th Cannes Film Festival on 23 May 2017.[3] In the United States, Janus Films began the film's limited release on 2 February 2018 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.[4]

Critical receptionEdit

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 92% based on 52 reviews, with an average rating of 8.1/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "24 Frames offers Kiarostami fans one final, affecting reminder of what made this filmmaker a talent to treasure."[5] On Metacritic, which assigns a normalized rating to reviews, the film has a weighted average score of 76 out of 100, based on 15 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The 2017 Official Selection". Cannes Film Festival. 13 April 2017. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  2. ^ Winfrey, Graham (13 April 2017). "2017 Cannes Film Festival Announces Lineup: Todd Haynes, Sofia Coppola, 'Twin Peaks' and More". IndieWire. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  3. ^ Page, Thomas (25 May 2017). "'24 Frames': Iran's Abbas Kiarostami flourishes after death with final film". CNN Style. CNN. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  4. ^ Raup, Jordan (30 January 2018). "Abbas Kiarostami's Swan Song '24 Frames' Gets Theatrical Trailer". The Film Stage. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  5. ^ "24 Frames (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango. Retrieved 29 September 2020.
  6. ^ "24 Frames Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 19 April 2018.

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