Cannes 2012: Our 18 Most Anticipated Movies

May 15, 2012 Comments

Iranian master Abbas Kiarostami was last on the Croisette in 2010 with Certified Copy, a brain-bending heartbreaker that romantically riffed on the director’s pet themes of identity, value, and meta narratives to deliver the most satisfying film experience of this young decade. Like Someone in Love finds Kiarostami relocating to Tokyo for the next phase of his suddenly borderless career, ostensibly telling the story of a student prostitute (to clarify: she’s a student who is also a prostitute, not a trainee prostitute) and her relationship with an elderly client, who is also an academic. Originally titled The End, let’s hope that Like Someone in Love is just another new beginning.

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