Found in: Iranian films
Close-Up (1990) is a film directed by Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. The film tells the story of the real-life trial of a man who impersonated film-maker Mohsen Makhmalbaf, conning a family into believing they would star in his new film. It features the people involved, acting as themselves. The dialogue is in Persian and the untranslated title is Nema-ye Nazdik. A film about human identity, it helped to increase recognition of Kiarostami in the West.
The film is set around the 1990 Iran earthquake.