this is one of the director's trilogy, namely, 'where's my friend's home' (my favourite), 'and life goes on' & 'taste of cherry'. docu drama or drama docu (pseudo?) all of them.very interesting trilogy. the first one revolves around a pair of young school mates (real people in real life); the second was shot after the Iranian earthquake in the 80? causing lots of lives (the director was trying to find the whereabout of the two young friends(in 'where's my frined's home')in a road trip after the disaster, and,'taste of cherry'is another road trip looking at the nature of life and its values,after all the happenings.i hope you will see 'where's my friend's home' and 'and life goes on'. they represent the best of Kiaosrostami.after the trilogy, he becomes too obsessed with what he already accomplished, therefore repeating himself too much.ps. as seen in these movies, Iranians are so friendly and innocent, not the least like what we learn from the news.