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Cherry Sapling Planted in Memory of Kiarostami’s‘‘Taste of Cherry

Members of the Iranian Young Cinema Society in the city of Neyshabur have planted a cherry sapling at the garden adjacent to Omar Khayyam’s tomb, in the memory of late Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami. Planted on the second day of the Natural Recyclable Resources Week which started on March 5, the cherry sapling is going to remind Kiarostami’s fans of his renowned 1997 minimalist film titled ‘Taste of Cherry’.Next to the cherry sapling, a monument has also been erected in the memory of Kiarostami, the film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer who died on July 4, 2016 in Paris, following a heart attack.
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