What a winding, beguiling film Abbas Kiarostami has made.(...) “It’s difficult to be simple,” he says at one point. But it’s the response of Binoche’s character – “We’re not worms. We’re not meant to be simple” – that captures best the slippery, probing drama of Certified Copy. And it’s her admiration and arguments for the beauty of a statue that depicts a woman resting her head on the shoulder of a monster that best suggest the striving, difficult romance that underpins this gorgeous, walking-and-talking companion piece to Richard Linklater’s Before Sunset (2004).