TEHRAN (IFILM) -- Iranian award-winning movie ‘Sun Children’ has won two nominations at the Asian Film Awards in South Korea.
The film’s star Roohollah Zamani is nominated for best actor award and Hasan Hasandoust will compete to receive the best editing award at the 15th edition of the event.
‘Sun Children’ is about child labor. It narrates the story of a 12-year-old boy and his three friends, who have been asked by a neighborhood crime boss to find a treasure buried underground.
The film was one of the winners of the Collateral Awards at the 77th Venice International Film Festival in Italy.
‘Sun Children’ also brought Rouhollah Zamani, one of the teenagers who took part in the movie, the Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor at the Italian event.
The movie was also named the Best Film at the 38th Fajr Film Festival in Iran.
Iranian stars Mohammad-Javad Ezzati, Ali Nasiriyan, and Tannaz Tabatabaee have taken part in the flick.
The Asian Film Awards is presented annually by the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society to recognize the excellence of the film professionals in the film industries of Asian cinema.
This year’s awards ceremony is slated for October 8th on the sidelines of Busan International Film Festival.