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Top30 Favorite Film Discoveries of 2017

Happy new year, everyone! Here’s to a 2018 with more writing and more movies. Looking back at my movie-watching last year, I don’t think I watched too many films from the West, so this list seems incredibly unbalanced.


Like Someone in Love (2012)

Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami continues sharing his personal vision on modern urban dramas, this time he turned to Japan to tell the story of Akiko, a sociology student who works as a prostitute in Tokyo.


Taste of Cherry (1997)

Kiarostami’s film about a man contemplating taking his own life and finding someone to bury him is a sadly dull look into a potentially interesting topic.