Auteur forces hand with forgery.
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL: Abbas Kiarostami's Certified Copy proves that auteur-worship can blind producers, festival programmers and film critics into assuming that a film has qualities it does not actually possess.
Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami's extraordinary film might at first seem daunting. It consists of ten numbered episodes, each one set in a car being driven by a woman who is sometimes seen, sometimes not. Small DV cameras attached to the car's...