TEHRAN (IP) -- Iran’s film ‘World War III’ directed by Houman Seyedi will compete at the 2023 Oscar.
Earlier in Italy, Iranian actor Mohsen Tanabandeh won the Orizzonti (Horizons) award for best actor at the 79th Venice International Film Festival.
Tanabandeh was awarded the prize in the Orizzonti section for performing in the film ‘World War III’ by Houman Seyedi.
The film tells the story of a worker named Shakib and played by Tanabandeh, who loses his wife and child in an earthquake and then meets a deaf girl called Ladan.
Shakib finds work as a builder on a construction site which is actually the set of a film about the atrocities committed by Hitler.
When the actor playing Hitler gets sick, Shakib is chosen to play the role…