News ID: 114232
Publish Date : 23 April 2023 - 23:22

‘World War II’ Awarded at Istanbul Festival

TEHRAN -- Iranian feature film ‘World War III’ has been awarded at the Istanbul Film Festival in Turkey.
The ‘World War III’ won the Golden Tulip for the Best Film at the international competition of the 42nd Istanbul Film Festival.
Directed by Houman Seyyedi, the film tells the story of Shakib who has lost his wife and child in an earthquake.
He works in a place where a movie on the World War is being filmed, and when one of the actors collapses, Shakib has been chosen as his stand-in.
Shakib is allowed to stay in the actor’s fake mansion, but on condition that he doesn’t receive any visitors, but he makes a decision that endangers his fate.
The film is co-written by Seyyedi, Arian Vazir-Daftari, and Azad Jafarian.
The ‘World War III’ received its international premiere at the Venice International Film Festival in Italy. It took part in the festival’s Orizzonti section and managed to grab two awards.
The 42nd Istanbul Film Festival took place on April 7-18.