Certified Copy is no ordinary love story. Though it initially seems like a typical romance, featuring two strangers who meet in a picturesque Tuscan town, it is one of the trickiest films in recent memory. Earlier this year, its director, Abbas Kiarostami, sat down with us in Paris to talk about this very discussable film for our special edition release; here is a clip from that exclusive interview, in which he muses about why love itself is such a difficult, even illusory, thing.
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