The Cine Pobre Film Festival in Mexico has set to screen Iranian feature 'Kupal'.
Directed by Kazem Molaie, ‘Kupal’ narrates the story of Dr. Ahmad Kupal, who is a taxidermist hunter, when he faces a challenge just before the New Year.
The main cast in 'Kupal' is Levon Haftvan and a smart dog named Sharon plays a key role in the movie.
Nazanin Farahani, Pourya Rahimi-Sam, and Hossein Shamsabadi are among the notable cast of Molaie’s flick.
Molaie’s feature film debut attended the competitive section of the Fajr Film Festival in February 2017 and recently won the best feature award at the ‘Around’ Film Festival in Amsterdam as well as the best foreign film award at the 26th edition of the Berkeley Video & Film Festival in the US.
The Iranian-Armenian Haftvan died March 10 at the age of 51 following an incident which occurred on the set of a new production he was shooting.
Haftvan was born 1966 in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.
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The 16th edition of the Cine Pobre Film Festival has been slated for May 2018.