...it’s the stuff of good conversation.
Now practically an exile from his homeland, Kiarostami follows Certified Copy with another film-literate relationship drama with the enigmatic overtones of Hitchcock.
Elegantly shot in a series of enclosed spaces, Like Someone In Love explores familiar Kiarostami themes – how we slip between roles in our relationships – with a terrifically light touch...
The film achieves a commendable emotional and stylistic fluidity and a Japanese homogeneity that obfuscate its patchwork origins.
...every shot in the film, really, is its own universe.