Watch ifilm exclusive report on Iranian feature ‘PastaRioni’ directed by Soheil Movaffaq, produced by Bita Mansouri, starring Sam Derakhshani, Samyar Mohammadi and Mohammad Shakeri.
The kids flick has been acclaimed at the 31st International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Iran, grabbing the Best Children’s Film award.
The film was also nominated for Golden Butterfly for Best Screenplay at National Competition section of the same event.
In addition to Derakhshani as well as Mohammadi and Shakeri, who have played main children roles, actors such as Bahareh Rahnama, Gohar Kheirandish, Mohammad Naderi, Kamand Amir-Soleimani, Mahtab Servati, Omid Rouhani, Mehdi Baqerbeigi and Hamid Sepidnam are among the cast.
The title is themed on highlighting various types of local food in the country and follows the story of a restaurant offering such delicacies in competition with fast food places.