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A podcast analyzing international cinema, by two Finns Karri Ojala (a.v. media grad) and Henrik Telkki (a.v. studies), with industry guests.

New episodes biweekly on Saturdays or more frequently.

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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 Pen, 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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