Best Female Movie Performances of the 21st Century

 One of the most consistently incredible things about the films of Abbas Kiarostami is how the late Iranian master could mine bottomless lodes of emotion from self-reflexive premises that seemed to prioritize the mind over the heart. In truth, the only thing separating the two is your neck, and Kiarostami had a rare knack for knowing which actors could empower an audience to feel a story in two places at once.

4. Juliette Binoche, “Certified Copy”