The film is about Haleh and Farhad, who together with their 5-year-old son, Amir, have been recently resided in a new complex. Amir is lost in the desert in front of the complex, however, his parents find him soon. Later, Amir tells his father that someone has seen his body and this makes Farhad very upset and he’s looking for a suspect who has sexually harassed his little boy.
The award for best director went to Lijo Jose Pellissery for his film “Ee.Ma.Yau” from India. The film also received the audience award and NETPAC
Award for best Asian film.
Anamika Haksar from India received the best debut director for her film “Taking the Horse to Eat Jalebis” and the FIPRESCI Award for best Malayalam film was presented to “Sudani from Nigeria” by Zakariya, also from India.
Oscar-nominated Iranian director Majid Majidi was the president of the jury of the official competition at the event.
He was honored with a lifetime achievement award at the opening ceremony of the festival on December 7.
Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s latest movie “Everybody Knows” was the opening film of the festival.
Five Iranian films, including “Tale of the Sea” by Bahman Farmanara and “Dressage” by Puya Badkubeh, were also on screen at the various sections of the IFFK.
Source: Tehran Times