24 Frames

24 Frames

Fitting that my first Kiarostami film converses with the nuances of an entire medium. Still image spurred to life by digital manipulation, frozen slivers of time manipulated by imagination and movement. 24 Frames seems to bend already constructed realities by interrogating the definition of a movie, and by allowing us to imagine alternate paths for each image.

There's a sleepy-pull to this, the often snowy landscapes kissing your eyelids and begging you to doze off for a moment. You'd miss some truly gorgeous compositions if you did, but maybe our dreams aren't far away from what's happening in an already artificial world.

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