The film is about Amiru, an impoverished boy who finds conflict with his classmates after enrolling in a school and decides to compete to earn their respect.

A restored copy of the movie will be screened in the Preserved Classics section of the festival, which will be held in Tehran from April 18 to 26.

پوستر سی و هفتمین جشنواره جهانی فیلم فجر

The Runner was the first film of Iran’s post-revolution cinema, which was awarded the highest accolades at international events, including the Festival of the Three Continents in Nantes, France.

Source: Tehran Times