The film won the award for best director and also brought Mastaneh Mohajer the award for best editor, Hajiha announced on her Instagram.

The film, which is a co-production of Iran and the UK, had its Canadian premiere at the festival, which was held from March 5 to 10.

Marzieh tells the story of a couple whose life changes drastically after they return home from a funeral for a relative.

Sepideh Tari, Diba Hajiha and Shahdiar Shakiba are the main cast members.

Marzieh was named best short film at the Iranian Film Festival in Prague, Czech in 2018.

Source: Tehran Times