TEHRAN (IFILM)-Celebration of Cinema-Cinema Academy announces most influential cinematic figure of Iran in the previous Persian calendar year.
The Sunday night celebration chose to honor Reza Attaran as the most influential cinematic figure from March 21, 2017 to March 20, 2018 .
The award ceremony was held on September 9, 2018, in Parsian Enqelab Hotel in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Iran journalist and writer Keyvan Kasirian served as director of the event chaired by Iranian filmmaker Kianoush Ayyari.
Some famed Iranian cineastes, including Reza Kianian, Roya Nonahali, Jamshid Gorgin, Roya Teimourian, Masoud Rayegan, Homayoun Asadian, Ehteram Boroumand and Kamal Tabrizi attended the event.
Attaran has appeared in several movies, such as 'The Key to Marriage', 'Cinderella', 'Red Cap and Sarvenaz', 'The Rival Wife', 'A Hat for Baran', 'Quarantine', 'Forced Blessing', 'The Empty Chair', 'The Sting and the Bee', 'Three Degree Fever', 'No Men Allowed', 'Whatever God Wants', 'The Horse Is a Noble Animal', 'I'm Sleepy', 'Without Reason or Cause', 'Mirror and Candlestick', 'The Corridor', 'Red Carpet', 'Sensitive Level', 'Kalashnikov', 'Absolute Rest', 'Sperm Whale', 'Guinness', and 'I'm Not Salvador'.
He has acted in a number of series, including 'Flight 57', 'Happy Year', 'Shirin’s World', 'Greenland', 'Apple for Laughs', 'Eternal Train', 'Under the City Sky', 'The Seamen', 'Aqaqiya Alley', 'Homeless', 'The Suspect Got Away', 'Hodhod Bookstore', 'Sweet and Sour', 'The Trace', 'Three by Four', 'Right on Time', 'Waves and Cliffs', 'Full Stop, Next Line', and 'Heart of Ice 3'.
He won two Fajr International Film Festival's Crystal Simorgh awards for his leading roles in 'I’m Sleepy' and 'The Corridor'.