The film received the grand prize as well as the student prize of the festival.
The film’s star Baran Kowsari also received the award for best actress.
“Cold Sweat” tells the story of Iran’s national women’s futsal team that makes the Asian Games final in Malaysia. But at the airport on departure day, the team captain finds her husband hasn’t signed the document to permit her to exit from the country.
“A Man Is Dead” by Olivier Cossu from France won the youth prize while “The Silence of Others” co-directed by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar from Spain received the critics’ award.
Source: Tehran Times