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The Iranian film “No Prior Appointment” was the best film of the Kazan International Festival

The Iranian film “No Prior Appointment” was the best film of the Kazan International Festival
The Iranian film “No Prior Appointment” directed by Behrouz Shoeibi has won two awards at the 19th Kazan International Muslim Film Festival, held in Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, September 5-9.
The movie won the best feature film award as well as the award for the best actress in the leading role for Pegah Ahangarani, IRNA reported on Monday.
The acclaimed drama tells the story of an Iranian emigrant who, after 30 years, is compelled to return to her home country upon learning of her estranged father’s death. She hastily takes leave from her work as a doctor in Berlin, Germany, bringing her young autistic son with her, which makes the trip challenging for her. She achieves a new understanding of humanity and death during her short travel to Iran and meetings with her father’s friends.
This year's festival received 712 applications from 44 countries. The contest program included 52 film titles from 21 countries including Iran, Algeria, Greece, Egypt, India, Morocco, Russia, Syria and Turkey among others. “No Prior Appointment” also was the winner of the Golden Saint George for best film at the 2022 Moscow International Film Festival.
 

 

 

Sep 13, 2023 11:00
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