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2012 Cannes Film Festival Predictions: Abbas Kiarostami’s Like Someone in Love

Gist: Considered a sort of sequel to Kiarostami’s 2010 Certified Copy, it reads like it could just as well be a cousin to the Iranian’s experimental feature, Five Dedicated to Ozu. In the film, which is set in Japan, a brilliant academic falls in love with a prostitute. Who knows what narrative hijinks will ensue.

Prediction: Now that a trailer has surfaced, any paranoia that it wouldn’t be finished in time for May has all but evaporated. This will be in the Main Competition, and has to be considered a favorite to take home the top honors.

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Blake Williams is an avant-garde filmmaker born in Houston, currently living and working in Toronto. He recently entered the PhD program at University of Toronto's Cinema Studies Institute, and has screened his video work at TIFF (2011 & '12), Tribeca (2013), Images Festival (2012), Jihlava (2012), and the Pacific Film Archive in Berkeley. Blake has contributed to's coverage for film festivals such as Cannes, TIFF, and Hot Docs. Top Films From Contemporary Film Auteurs: Almodóvar (Talk to Her), Coen Bros. (Fargo), Dardennes (Rosetta), Haneke (Code Unknown), Hsiao-Hsien (Flight of the Red Balloon), Kar-wai (Happy Together), Kiarostami (Where is the Friend's Home?), Lynch (INLAND EMPIRE), Tarantino (Reservoir Dogs), Van Sant (Last Days), Von Trier (The Idiots)

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