From the acclaimed Iranian director of Taste of Cherry comes the story of a coupleGÇÖs apparent chance meeting in beautiful Tuscany which provocatively blurs the lines between reality and imagination James (British baritone William Shimell) is an author in town to talk about his new book on the value of copies in art. She (Academy Award-« winner Juliette Binoche) is a French gallery owner in search of originality. At the end of his address, they meet, and together they tour the countryside, the local galleries, caf+â-¬s and museums. They talk, first about art, then the nature of happiness, the purpose of existence. Soon they discover that nothing is quite what it seems and truth, like art, is always open to interpretation. They seem so familiar. But have they met before? Are they a couple, or in fact perfect strangers?
A Film by Abbas Kiarostami