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Discover the treasures of international cinema through the analytical lens of two media industry professionals from Finland, Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki.

What sets this podcast apart is its straight-forward Finnish spirit, the varied guests from around the globe, whether industry professionals or fascinating people from the film's target country. Gain unique insights, knowledge and surprising looking glasses from the world of film.

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Nov 8, 2021

In this episode of the podcast, Karri, Henrik, and Zach are joined by Pedro, from the YouTube channel Plan-Séquence to discuss three films by Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami: Where Is The Friend's Home?, Taste of Cherry, and Like Someone In Love. Prepare for an in-depth discussion of cinematography, tone, characters, and the nature of 'realism' in film.

Films covered in this episode:

Where is the Friend's House? (1987)
(خانه دوست کجاست / Khane-ye dust kojast)

Taste of Cherry (1997)
(طعم گيلاس...‎ / Ta’m-e gīlās...)

Like Someone in Love (2012)
(ライク・サムワン・イン・ラブ / Raiku samuwan in rabu)


Hosted by Zachary Byrd, Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki. Guest Pedro from Plan-Séquence. Edited by Karri Ojala. The Flick Lab theme tune written and performed by Nick Grivell.

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