Like Someone in Love

110 mins
7.4 / 10 (2808)


An old man and a young woman meet in Tokyo. She knows nothing about him, he thinks he knows her. He welcomes her into his home, she offers him her body. But the web that is woven between them in the space of twenty four hours bears no relation to the circumstances of their encounter.

MUBI's take

After his French-language film Certified Copy, master filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami ventured to Japan for this next enigmatic, and unpredictable relationship drama—a great challenge to expectations and the relationship between appearances and reality. An opaque yet rewarding puzzle.

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