Adelaide Film Festival will be held October 19-30, 2022 in Australia and “Leila’s Brothers” as the only representative of Iran’s cinema will be screened at the world cinema section of the event.
Saeed Roustayi had already won the Fipresci prize of the International Federation of Film Critics for Leila’s Brothers.
The Iranian movie went on silver screen in France recently and it had already been invited to several international film festivals such as Busan, Munich, Melbourne, Hong Kong and Zurich.
Regarding the plot summary, “At the age of 40, Leila has spent her entire life caring for her parents and four brothers. A family that is constantly arguing and under pressure from various debts in the face of sanctions against Iran. While her brothers are struggling to make ends meet, Leila makes a plan”.
Taraneh Alidoosti, Navid Mohammadzadeh, Saeed Poursamimi, Farhad Aslani, Payman Maadi and Mohammad Ali Mohammadi are among the cast members of the film.