And Life Goes On (Zendegi va digar hich) (Life, and Nothing More)
And Life Goes On (Zendegi va digar hich) (Life, and Nothing More) (1996)

The thin distinction between fiction and reality comes in for some blurring in this fact-based near-documentary. Learning of a major earthquake, the director of a children's movie, Where Is My Friend's Home?, is worried about two of… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 26, 1996
DVD Release Date: September 25, 1996
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Fernando F. Croce

Lambent and spacious meta-comedy

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Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

If one thing is evident, it's that Kiarostami enjoys blurring the line between real life and fiction.

Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

It's a film that denies even the most rudimentary of dramatic arcs: Nothing happens, and yet life erupts all around.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

So natural are Kiarostami's non-professional actors, that the line between fiction and non-fiction is continually blurred.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An amazing film that never fails to hold your interest.

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Jeremy Heilman

The responsibility that Kiarostami feels toward truth combined with the genuine compassion that he displays toward his "characters" makes the film profoundly humanistic.

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Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
Kiarostami blurs once again the line that separates reality and fiction, this time even making a reference to one of his previous films to offer us a delicate,… More
Stella Dallas
absolutely brilliant next-level stuff, but don't watch it until you've seen 'where is the friend's home?' it's a crime that these… More