Axing is about Mahsa, an addicted woman, who thinks that her girl is dead while she is alive and lives with her father. She decides to take her daughter back but she needs to face her ex-husband and his new wife.

Hat-Trick is about Farzad, a young man who hits something with his car while returning from a party with his wife and two friends. After a long discussion, they leave the scene all confused and frightened, and go to the house of one of their friends to think it over and do the right thing. But their initial talk about the accident is soon replaced by discussions of hidden secrets.

Iranian director Mohsen Qarai’s drama Blockage received nominations in six categories, including best film, best director and best screenplay at the previous edition of the festival. The film’s star Hamed Behdad won the award for best actor.

Malaysia International Film Festival will be running until July 19.

Source: Tehran Times