'Kulbarf' won the Best Film and Best Director awards, while Hossein Soleimani and Hossein Mehri were honored with awards for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, respectively, Mehr News Agency reported.

The movie had been nominated in 11 categories at the festival, including Best Feature Film Screenwriter (Milad Mansouri), Best Feature Film Cinematography (Mehdi Rezaei), Best Feature Film Actress (Deniz Motevaseli), Best Feature Film Editing (Emad Khodabakhsh), Best Feature Supporting Actress (Mahtab Servati), Best Feature Sound Design (Hossein Ghourchian) and Project Design (Farhad Asgari, Maryam Mirbagheri, Mohammad Reza Mirbagheri).

‘Kulbarf’ is the first feature film by Mansouri, which was nominated for six awards at Bulgaria’s V.i.Z. Film Fest in its first international appearance.

Late Iranian actor Ali Ansarian had been named Best Actor and Rezaei won the Best Cinematography Award in the Bulgarian event.

Source: Iran Daily