As the World Tour starts to wind down, Alex and Jonathan make a stop in Iran to look at the small, personal films Close-Up (1990), Children of Heaven (1997), and A Separation (2011). We talk about portraying compassion in film, movies without a “bad guy,” and the self-sufficiency of Iranian cinema.
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Skip to: Close-Up (4:19), Children of Heaven (18:06), A Separation (32:33), Overall (49:04), Coming Attractions (57:50)
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Next week we take a couple layover stops before heading back home in Sweden, Taiwan, and Brazil: