Kiarostami’s films do not rely much on words (- eventhough ten (review) seemed to be based on dialogues, but still the film left a different inmpression) .. so I do not want to make many here now. I just found this quote (via), which I can not really verify – nevertheless it fits in many respects:
|â€œI can not stand narrative cinema. I get up and leave the theater. The greater the effort to narrate and the better the narration is, the more I resist it. The only way to imagine a new cinema lies in a greater respect for the role of the viewer.
|It is necessary to anticipate an â€œin-finiteâ€ and incomplete cinema where the viewer can intervene and fill in the holes, the gaps,â€ explains Kiarostami in Poetic Autobiography
… so let the films speak and what critics wrote:
a good collection is to be found on senses of cinema